Understanding Entitlements

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Power lasts only within a framework of balance. It was the American Constitution that gave our country its chance to be great and prosperous and to become a Super Power This is because there was a natural balance between the Executive, Judiciary and the Legislature. The anchor of the system is free and fair elections, making sure that government occurs ONLY with the consent of the people. It was the Constitution that gave America a chance to vote out crime and corruption. It was the American Constitution that gave our nation the time to get its act together and make things work in America.

So what went wrong? Sadly, over time the gap between the rich and the poor grew wider. There has developed a break in reality between the Elites and the people.  The elites are now out of touch. This is what set the stage for the upset election of 2016.

There are those who look at this income inequality and envy & resent the wealth of others.  Their solution is for government to take from the rich and give to them (socialism) but it is not quite that simple.  For the last eight years we have had a government leaning LEFT, pushing a semi- socialist agenda and this did nothing to address the income inequality, in fact the gap between rich and poor widened with the banks growing even bigger. They were taking from he man in the middle, the hardworking forgotten man, and giving to the “useful idiots” the idle poor. Unemployment soared.

The way socialism survives is with a central bank printing all the money. Without this “manna from heaven” the system falls apart.  Do you now see why socialism has become so popular with the global banking elite who run the world of finance? Central banks have their own scam  a different scam, messing with the production cycle in order to create a false demand. Then they pass the costs along to the people in the form of creeping inflation. The people buy this, but only as long as it is done on gentle gradient. Runaway inflation is always accompanied by riots.

Socialism needs this unlimited supply of money to pay for their unlimited entitlements.

Congress has also entitled banks, giving them unfair usury rules. e.g. The whole student loan crisis falls apart if we abolish compound interest. There is actually no good reason for banks to charge compound interest on student loans or mortgages.

There is a lot that has been corrupt in government but can you isolate just one attribute that makes government bad; bad government is coercive. Bad leaders use the force and power of government to take from some to give to others.  Bad leaders seek to force their values on all the people and this without the consent of the governed. Bad leaders bypass “the power of choice” in their people; this power of choice is the essential attribute that fuels innovation.  Socialism is a scam & thrives on creating benefit for the “idle” rich while giving to the “idle” poor. Finally as Margaret Thatcher so aptly observed, you run out of other people’s money, and the system collapses in upon itself. We have many examples in history of a socialistic country falling into crisis and decline.

Without a government of force Socialism doesn’t work. And so we have:

  1. Controlled voting (voter fraud) The election is decided by elites before the voting.
  2. Fake News (Media conglomerates with a single message) If they all spout the same narrative we spot that they are fake. True reality is multi-faceted. Honest reporting will have many different messages.
  3. Freedom of speech squashed; the force of justice is misused to suppress free thought and free speech and bulldoze opposition.
  4. Force & violence are used on any & all who disagree.
  5. In a socialist-leaning regime you are likely to find a nasty trail of murders
  6. Then here are the ALINSKY Rules designed to keep the horrible, deplorable people subservient, while all the time bribing them with free services.

The communist Lenin created a set of rules to help keep the power for the elites. His ideas were codified by Saul Alinsky, a favorite of Hillary and Obama. Here is Alinsky’s advice to the crooked politicians who want to hold onto an elite and unfair privilege.

  1. Class Warfare:Divide the people into the wealthy & the poor, and all other factions. Pit one faction against the other. Easier to keep the people down, if you keep them busy fighting each other.
  2. Religion: Religion brings with it a Moral Code that is awkward for the crooked elite, and puts them in danger. Elites MUST take out God. People have to worship the State.
  3. Education– take control of what people listen to or watch or read. Also take control of the Education agenda; what children are taught will define the future.
  4. Welfare– take control of all aspects of welfare – if the people are beholden to the State they will be too afraid of losing their livelihood to revolt.
  5. Gun Control– you have to remove the ability of the people to defend themselves against an oppressive government.
  6. Increase Debt– in this way you can increase taxation, poverty and fear.
  7. Poverty– Increase poverty – poor people are far easier to control and keep under wraps. They will be too tired to rise up and turn against you.
  8. Healthcare– Control Healthcare and you control all the people

America rejected Hillary & Obama’s Saul Allinsky ideas, leaving us with a fight on our hands to restore the American Constitution & reaffirm American exceptionalism.  This is a gigantic war of ideas playing out in the American Republic. Socialism invaded our colleges, where snowflakes, overburdened by student debt, are ripe recruits for socialism. There is a better way

Central to the problem is a confusion regarding “rights” as defined in the American Declaration of Independence and “rights” as codified in the United Nations Bill of Rights. These “rights” mean different things.  

Jefferson affirmed that in a free society government is not valid UNLESS it is derived from the CONSENT OF THE PEOPLE to so be governed. This was a new and very radical idea, timeless actually, as applicable today as it was then in the seventeen hundreds.

Jefferson talked about natural rights, rights inherent in human nature and there was a reason for this. The King’s England justified their form of government on heredity, class, race, and wealth. To give a higher validity to his revolutionary argument than “the divine right of kings” Jefferson claimed God-given rights or natural rights for America, God being higher than a mighty king. It is this idea (often repudiated by the left leaning Academia) that has caught on in the world, with America shining the light of liberty, as a beacon and an anchor.

It is important to differentiate between the American Constitutional “rights” and the “rights” as listed in the articles of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a stable datum in the European Union. Could it be that this good document is actually flawed and wants correction; is this why the British decided to leave the EU and set a new direction for mankind? Is this why America rose up to reject global and embrace “America First” to reaffirm our commitment to Liberty?

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The writers of the Universal Declaration of Rights saw that all men have equal rights that should be protected under law, but this declaration must have been written by envious men. These men tried to level the playing field by using the power of government to take from some and give to others (without the consent of the governed).

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Here is a child as she stands on the threshold of life, filled with wonder:

  1. Is she in any way concerned with Social Security?
  2. Is she concerned with education? Maybe so, but should such Education be of a Federal or Global nature or should it be local? e.g. She does not need to learn the same survival skills as a tribal child in Afghanistan, or how to milk a cow in Africa. And who should pay for this free-propaganda education?
  3.  Is it important to her to be able to have asylum from persecution, to transplant into other countries? And who will pay for this relocation?
  4. Should she have the right to free healthcare? Who is to pay for it?
  5. Are her gender rights a matter for global or Federal coercion?
  6. Does she have the universal right to rest and adequate leisure, and holidays with pay?
  7. Ought the government give her food stamps, free lodging, and as they now want to do in EU, a Cost of Living Allowance?

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was a great effort but in it we find what is going wrong in the EU, and why there was a BREXIT. As the EU global and socialistic ideas penetrate America, we are left with a fight on our hands. In fact history shows us that Socialists will go on fighting us until we tame them. It is a PR war and they have lots of money, and they ahve had more than half a century to perfect their diabolic PR propaganda techniques. Did you know that Public Relations was actually created by Rockefeller? So why do they need to scam us and fight us? This is because they derive their energy from the efforts of others and so must steal.  It is a sad truth that such envious people cannot innovate, cannot build, cannot create their own wealth. They have to take from others by mis-using the force of government.

In 2016 America chose to go back to being a constitutional Republic and rejected the global views of the LEFT and socialistic views of the United Nations. America decided they wanted to function under the Constitution and the American Founding Principles where government is based on the consent of the governed and a constitution that polices corruption.

The declaration of American Independence affirms a spiritual component that is very beautiful:

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness; that, to secure these rights, governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed; that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.”

Thomas Jefferson

 

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Understanding Healthcare

Why is it so hard to repeal and replace ObamaCare?

big-pharma-profitsWhen we talk of making a law, this is the ideal: One transparent source, one subject, one bill, enough time for politicians to read the bill, enough time for the electorate to weigh in on the bill, a simple up/down vote ON THAT ONE SUBJECT and a two thirds majority where applicable. Could it be simpler? Simple is good.

Sadly this is not how it works in Washington.

LOL. Not so long ago the Senate voted in favor of a continuing resolution, a funding bill that funded the government through the end of 2016. The only problem is that there was NO BILL. They were voting on a nothing.  Of course they approved it. Go figure?

Come the next funding omnibus and they folded again. Many Trump supporters saw this as betrayal after trust.

Why is this happening over and over?

Willing to bet my bottom dollar that the spending omnibus was not crafted by legislators.  They were once again given far too little time to study and debate a bill THAT HAD MORE WORDS IN IT THAN A BIBLE. Takes time behind the scenes to put something like that together.  This is a problem in organization. Re-organization of how our lawmakers do business is long overdue.

Legislative shenanigans are acutely relevant to healthcare bills.

Maybe time for the Senate to revisit the history of Obama’s deeply flawed HealthCare bill: ObamaCare was quite simply BAD LEGISLATION and as so, it was unsustainable.

As a law, ObamaCare was never crafted with legislative integrity. It was passed by Democrats with not a single Republican voting for it. It could not have become the law of the land had there not been many legislative shenanigans used by Harry Reid to force it through.

We call ObamaCare a coercive law. There were people being forced to buy HealthCare Insurance they neither needed nor wanted.  Coercive laws and coercive (big brother) government is the biggest threat to our Republic (and to the world) at this time. 

In 2009 Harry Reid  was confident he “just” had the 60 votes to get ObamaCare passed; however according to congressional rules such a bill could not originate in the Senate; it was a revenue bill. So Reid went ahead and found an old (passed) Senate bill HR3590 (a military housing bill) and stripped the bill of its original language, thereby creating ObamaCare. Huh? Duh? You get it? That’s right. ObamaCare began with a confused identity.

The whole ObamaCare process violated the fundamental principles of good legislating. 

There were other problems to making this law: Way back then the house wanted to make some changes to the bill and the house-amended version was scheduled to go back to the Senate for final approval.  Unfortunately in the interim democratic Senator Teddy Kennedy died, and was replaced by a Republican. Hello! Reid no longer had the 60 votes to get ObamaCare passed so once again he had to resort to underhand dealings.

This is what happened: The House would pass the Senate’s original bill (with no changes). Then they would table all the changes they wanted AND THIS THEY CALLED RECONCILIATION. Then they would pass the reconciliation bill. Hello! This was legislating? Excuse me? Of course it was all illegal but you see it was all so complicated that they got away with it.

Do you wonder ObamaCare is difficult to undo? It was a bill crafted from the FAR LEFT with no support from the RIGHT. So do you wonder the Freedom Caucus recently reacted by trying to craft a bill from the FAR RIGHT. That is how it goes: Action and Reaction. There has to be BALANCE TO CREATE SUSTAINABLE LEGISLATION. Trump understands this.

We all knew that ObamaCare was in no way created by politicians; but instead by Big Pharma for Big Pharma. Did not Big Pharma even bribe a judge when this patently illegal bill was challenged in court?  Sadly the bill included Saul Allinsky benefits and so with some (unethical Americans) it became popular. Always some eager to ride the gravy train.

The old Harry Reid/Obama WAY OF DOING BUSINESS (which is not good for America) has to change.

One bill, one subject

Enough time for legislators to read the bill

Time for we the people to study and discuss the bill.

An up & down vote (60 majority as necessary)

Could anything be more simple?

NOTE WELL: there is a long, long history of the wily Obama (with the help of Boehner) socking it to Congress. There is also a long history of the effete GOP establishment going along to get along, pocketing bribes from corporate America. Can we put that all in the past? Let’s all move forward in integrity. There is a new sheriff in town.  The enemy NOW is Obama/SOROS – for those Senators who have opposed Trump there is room on the Trump Train BUT THEY HAVE TO FIX THEIR MORAL COMPASS.

McConnell and the Senate should pass healthcare AND AT THE SAME TIME address the major CORRECTION OF PROCEDURE creating new habits of good legislating. The first Ryan/Trump Healthcare bill ran aground because the Freedom Caucus who had become tired of legislative shenanigans. When Price (McConnell?) and Ryan had the bill written IN SECRET and kept behind doors under lock & key, the bill was already doomed.

With Obama’s legacy on the line now and the House having passed TrumpCare, the global forces arraigned against McConnell and the Republican Senators will be escalating.  Add into the mix that good conservative men, Cruz, Rand Paul and Mike Lee want a full repeal and Trump’s debating & dealing skills will be put to the test as he gets TrumpCare through the Senate.

For those uncommitted to supporting Trump on HealthCare, consider this: It is possible to put a man (unrestrained) in a pot with a comfortable temperature. He is sitting there comfortable so of course he doesn’t jump out. Then they increase the temperature 5 degrees every half hour and, guess what? Eventually they are able to boil the man alive.  I don’t know how true this story is but I do know by observation that this universe works in GRADIENTS.

Trump seems to understand that his first job as president is to keep America safe, his second job is to bring back order. The Senate (composed mainly of men of good will)  would be wise to have Trump’s back for these are good goals, much needed by America right now. Trump is struggling to bring back order to America in the face of insurrection and insurgency from the SOROS/OBAMA camp as assisted by useful idiots from the Left.

After TrumpCare squeaked through the house, what was the worst that happened?  We had movie star Cher (worth millions) lamenting that she canno longer get free asthma care. The new Trump bill is brilliant. It is also kind and compassionate, not taking away care from those who desperately need healthcare. Trump & Price & Pence have crafted a healthcare bill that will dumb down the protests, yet over time still get to the the promised land. What is the promised land? Getting Healthcare out of Government. 

The new Trump HealthCare bill rolls back ObamaCare on a gradient. That it still keeps some parts of the HealthCare organization (not the bill itself) is a plus, not a negative.  I talk here of the parts of the organization running smoothly.  Over the last eight years it is not just the the bill made changes, Medicine itself was changing, with new systems, new protocols, new HMOs and many, many new staff who have been trained.  We want to keep America employed. There has (by observation) been much re-organization over the last eight years.  These are concrete things not to be sacrificed to an ideology.

This is the main thing has to be addressed: The way Congress has been operating HAS TO CHANGE.

Senators should also GIVE TRUMP HIS DUE.  He is the right man for his time. He fully understands his first job is to keep America safe. He also knows he has to bring back ORDER. He is very deserving of GOP support. Trump is tasked to save the world from global corruption, from a global BIG BROTHER who wants to destroy America. For Trump to succeed he desperately needs the support of a principled GOP Senate, GOP Congressmen, Tea Party volunteers, Trump Train social media supporters and we the people.

He doesn’t have all that many clean hands around him to help him DRAIN THE SWAMP.

Quote for the Week

When you open your heart to patriotism there is no room for prejudice.

The Bible tells us” How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity.” Donald Trump 

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Understanding the Flynn Debacle

Can we get our Republic back? 

Where Obama agents in the Deep State are able to turn on the New Administration, the structure of our the system has been compromised.

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It seems Flynn was targeted by an Obama appointee fighting to keep the Iran accord.

There are about 2.6 million permanent in the Civil Service and many are engaged in sabotaging President Trump’s agenda. They are protected by the Pendleton Act, an Act that Trump and the GOP should at some time repeal and replace. According to founding principles a president has the right to hire and fire.  Trump can remove them from office (send them to the basement) or to Afghanistan. Hopefully they will then resign.

Trump inherited 4,000 political appointees which can and should be fired by the President.

The Obama/ Soros insurrection has become an even greater threat to America’s safety than radical Islam. The swamp grows bigger.

Note: America is now at #4 on this chart while England at #7. 

Note: America is now at #4 on this chart while England at #7.

Obama administration was infiltrated by the Muslim Brotherhood and also International Socialism. After the election the unamerican Obama has taken on the color of an enemy.

Emerging evidence that he has set up a shadow government with George Soros, with a stated intent to effect regime change in America. LOL the LEFT accuses Russia of meddling in our election.

This shadow government has become an even greater danger to  the security of America with Radical Islam running a strong second. The New World Order has embraced socialism which they want to foist on America. Shadow government as set up by George SOROS, is a standard enemy action as he attempts regime change for the New World Order. Under Obama’s watch he & Soros effected  imperial regime change in Ukraine and attempted it in Syria; under Bush, we had Iraq & Afghanistan. These International Elites are not nice people.

Troubled times, caused partly by the SOROS, partly by Obama and largely by the corrupt middle men in the new digital age as they fight to protect their unfair advantage. Of course they blame it on Trump, because they are in the swamp and it is he who aims to drain the swamp.

On the Flynn situation I would like to point out two BIG outpoints

  1. When the Intelligence and civil community is permitted to turn on the President, this is a direct attack on the American people.
  2. Our enemies should not be defined by CABAL & RUMOR. There is (at this time) no Congressional declaration of war with Russia. I remind you it was he who saved us from WW3 in the face of irresponsible aggression by lame-duck Obama.  The IC say they have the data on how Russia made Hillary lose the  election. Is teh LEFT so wimpy thast they can be manipulated by a foreign power? When challenged on this false narrative they hide behind classified data. They need to give us the facts. Till then it makes more sense that Mr. Putin is being demonized as is Trump.

#Russophobia is silly and I think the people know this.

Trump wants to bring back our strength and our exceptionalism. Weak and wimpy and traitorous and ugly and violent has become the new LEFT.

Restore a healthy Balance of Power

Restore a Healthy Balance of Power

Here are the progressive and MSM false narratives.

What makes Progressives different from Republicans is that they favor “Might is Right”

Thank you.
Lynn Verhoeff
Grandma Thunder
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Understanding the “Rights” of Man

Socialism, Useful Idiots, and Saul Allinsky

Power lasts only within a framework of balance. It was the American Constitution that gave our country a chance to be great and prosperous. This is because there was a natural balance between the Executive, Judiciary and a Legislature AND free and fair elections. It was the Constitution that gave America a chance to vote out crime and corruption. It was the Constitution that gave our nation the time to get our act together and make things work in America.

There are those who look at the income inequality and say, what happened was that greedy rich men got more powerful. If we want to make America Great we have to spread the wealth more fairly, take from the rich and give to the poor. We are making strides when we advance towards socialism.

Not quite that simple.

For the last eight years or longer Federal Education has pushed a socialist agenda. What has been omitted in the curriculum has been education about the Constitution.

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Is there one attribute that you could say makes government bad?  The answer is that Bad Government is Coercive. Bad government roughs up its people and bad government uses its force and power to take from some to give to others. While Socialism is sold as a system of sharing the wealth that rarely occurs. The State uses its might to benefit the few while pretending to serve the many. Socialism thrives on creating benefit for the “idle” rich while giving to the “idle” poor. The enemy of Socialism is the man in the middle; or as Trump calls them, the forgotten man.

In Socialism it is left to the State to distribute the wealth as they see fit. Historically Socialism has led to anarchy which is followed by a dictator. The difference between Socialism and Marxism is that one is mild mannered and covert, while the other is overt and nasty. They share the same goals.  In the both we see a loss of liberty. In order to keep the scam going, Socialism permits voting but this is controlled. The outcome is determined before the voting starts. It requires “the force of government” to take from some and give to others. Socialism is very attractive to the global oligarchies who think they rule the world.

The communist Lenin created a set of rules to keep the power for the elites. His ideas were codified by Saul Allinsky, a favorite of Hillary Clinton and Obama.

Here is Alinsky’s advice to the crooked politicians who want to hold on to an elite and unfair privilege.

  1. Class Warfare:Divide the people into the wealthy & the poor, and all other factions. Pit one faction against the other. Easier to keep the people down, if you keep them busy fighting each other.
  2. Religion:Religion brings with it a Moral Code that is awkward for the crooked elite, and dangerous to them.  Elites MUST remove God from all things public.
  3. Education– take control of what people listen to or watch or read. Also take control of the Education agenda; what children are taught will define the future.
  4. Welfare– take control of all aspects of welfare – if the people are beholden to the State they will be too afraid of losing their livelihood to revolt.
  5. Gun Control– you have to remove the ability of the people to defend themselves against an oppressive government.
  6. Increase Debt– in this way you can increase taxation, poverty and fear.
  7. Poverty– Increase poverty – poor people are far easier to control and keep under wraps.
  8. Healthcare– Control Healthcare and you control the people

Socialism in America crept up on us before we knew.

Central to the problem is a confusion regarding “rights” as defined in the American Declaration of Independence and “rights” as codified in the United Nations Bill of Rights. These “rights” mean different things.  See the diagram above as this underlies the partisan schism that exists in America today.

Jefferson affirmed that in a free society government is not valid UNLESS it is derived from the CONSENT OF THE PEOPLE to so be governed. This was a new and very radical idea, timeless actually, as applicable today as it was then in the seventeen hundreds.

Jefferson talked about natural rights, rights inherent in human nature and there was a reason for this. The King’s England justified their form of government on heredity, class, race, and wealth. To give a higher validity to his revolutionary argument than “the divine right of kings” Jefferson claimed God-given rights or natural rights for America, God being higher than a mighty king. It is this idea (often repudiated by the left leaning Academia) that has caught on in the world, with America shining the light of liberty, as a beacon and an anchor.

It is important to differentiate between the American Constitutional “rights” and the “rights” as listed in the articles of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a stable datum in the European Union. Could it be that this good document is actually flawed and wants correction; is this why the British decided to leave the EU and set a new direction for mankind? Is this why America rose up to reject global and embrace “America First” and reaffirms our commitment to the American Constitution?

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was a giant leap forward for a world dominated by oppression. However, recognize that it isn’t on a par with what was given to us by the Founding Fathers. This is important, because certain international trade treaties were designed to replace the balance of power embraced in the American Constitution, elevating the ideas of the United Nations as higher than our heritage.

The writers of the Universal Declaration of Rights saw that all men have equal rights that should be protected under law, but they tried to  level the playing field by using the power of government to take from some to give to others (without the consent of the governed). The UN Bill of Rights is a form of Socialism.

cute-kidHere is a child as she stands on the threshold of life, filled with wonder:

  • Is she in any way concerned with Social Security?
  • Is she concerned with education? Maybe so, but should such Education be of a Federal or Global Agenda? She does not need to learn the same survival skills as a tribal child in Afghanistan, or how to milk a cow in Africa.
  • Is it important to her to be able to have asylum from persecution, to transplant into other countries? And who will pay for this?
  • Should she have the right to free healthcare? Who is to pay for it?
  • Are her gender rights a matter for global or Federal coercion?
  • Does she have the universal right to rest and adequate leisure, and holidays with pay?

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was a great effort but in it we find what went wrong in the EU, and why there was a BREXIT.  As its ideas penetrate America they make us fight one with another.

We have to decide once and for all (one and all) if we want to be governed by a remote New World Order, or by the Constitution and the American Founding Principles where government is based on the consent of the governed, a constitution which thanks to a balance of power polices corruption.

The declaration of American Independence affirms a spiritual component that is very beautiful:

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness; that, to secure these rights, governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed; that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.”

 Quote for the Week

The Problem with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money

 Margaret Thatcher.

 

 

 

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Understanding Demonization when Used as a Political Tool

(Post forwarded from Need to Know News by Edward Griffin)

Are Trump’s political opponents beside themselves figuring out ways to undermine his popularity

TO DEMONIZE IS THE FIRST STEP

The news this week is primarily about Donald Trump’s actions during his first week in office. There is little need for commentary except to say that (1) so far, he is following through on several of his most noteworthy campaign promises, and (2) his political opponents are beside themselves trying to figure out ways to undermine his popularity.

It is an axiom of political warfare that it is not wise to assassinate popular opponents except as a last resort. Instead, it is better to demonize them in the public mind so that, when violence finally is used, the public will think it was justified.

There is no better example than what happened to the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas, in 1993. Because the leader of this religious group was known to have weapons that were not registered, the federal government and National Guard laid siege to their compound and killed its leader, David Koresh, along with 82 of his congregation, including women and children.

The public was not outraged by this, because the media had published an endless barrage of ‘reports’ of sexual abuse of children in the compound – reports that, in later months were shown to be without foundation. But the public didn’t know that at the time, and most people thought it was a shame about those children being killed in the attack, but it was merely collateral damage from a justified law-enforcement operation against very evil people.

If you want to understand what is going on from the left in America today, just think of the Branch Davidians. If the elites can sufficiently demonize Donald Trump and his supporters as racists or something equally repugnant, then violence against him personally or against his supporters – perhaps even violence against the system itself – will be viewed as justified.

The only way to prevent that tactic from succeeding is to make the public aware of the tactic itself. That’s where you come in. Send this to your friends and, while you’re at it, invite them to subscribe to Need to Know News. They will thank you for it.

G. Edward Griffin
2017 January 27

Understanding too Big to Fail; Glass Steagall & the Volcker Rule

Always, it is the forgotten man who suffers when Big Banks are Dishonest 

To Regulate or not to Regulate; that is the question . . .

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Small Business (organized right)  employs more than all the high tech companies, more than Walmart, Ali Baba, and Amazon added up together. Wipe out the small businesses, each with two or three or twenty employees with BAD LEGISLATION and (like Obama) you destroy the smaller jobs that keep the economy afloat.

So how do we rate the new Trump, Treasury Secretary?

The only thing on which he is firm is that there will be no bank bailouts. Well good.

The Vocker rule? he kind of likes it. Does he favor Glass Steagall; maybe and maybe not?  Is he in bed with the big bankers? Looks like that but not necessarily so. This dissembling may not be a bad thing at all, at all.  We should give the man a chance. Now is not the time to rock the financial boat.

NOTE: GLASS STEAGALL WAS A CAMPAIGN PROMISE.  It was even written into the GOP platform.

To clarify, the Volcker rule puts limits on the ability of banks to bet with money entrusted to them by depositors.

Glass Steagall on the other hand. cleans up the confused identity in banking. It forces banks to be either an Investment Bank or a Commercial Bank.

An Investment Bank buys and sells bonds, stocks and other investments. They assist new companies to go public with their initial offering. (IPOs) When we think of Investment Banks we also think of market or economic liquidity. Investment Banks fulfill their purpose (contribution to the social contract) better with fewer regulations. They need  governed by common sense rules that are simple and clearly defined. Now after fifly years of confused identity, it is a hornet’s nest. For example, the rules governing derivatives badly need clarified, and overhauled. Derivatives have formed a banking bubble and we now have more “too big to fail banks” than we had in 2008.

Commercial Banks on the other hand act as managers for deposit accounts. They serve both individuals and small businesses.  In the ideal the money they take in is lent out to individuals and small businesses and the economy grows.  Because they deal with the little man, or small businesses that are somewhat frail, they demand more oversight.

In September 2016 we had the Wells Fargo scandal. The employees secretly created millions of unauthorized bank and credit card accounts — without their customers knowing it, they were charging them phony fees and making off like a banshee. Wells Fargo employees secretly opened unauthorized accounts to hit sales targets in order to receive bonuses. Commercial banks need oversight.

NOTE: Like 2008 when no banking executives were prosecuted, the Wells Fargo CEO resigned and walked away free of blame. Hello?

TBTFThe seeds for the 2008 crash were sown on Bill Clinton’s watch; an inept president and his greedy banking cronies who took advantage. The economy was turned around after the 2008 crash. It took taxpayer bailouts of both American and Foreign Banks. Obama and Bernanke saved the system, but failed to fix the problem. It is the “Mom & Pop” small business that trusts these banks.  It is also the “Mom & Pop” small business culture that fueled what economic Obama recovery there was. If these little businesses get wiped out in a banking crash, or by over-regulation, it would be a bad, sad day for America.

With this in mind the new government may look at being proactive and enacting Glass Steagall. It is also a way to break up the big banks that is fair. It simplifies things.

Note well: It was the crash of 2008 that brought on the income inequality that now puts our culture at risk.

A little background on Glass Steagall:

In the roaring twenties there was so much easy money in risky-investments that several big Wall Street banks began salivating. They then decided to pull the deposit money out of trusted accounts and use this money to speculate. It wasn’t their money and it wasn’t ethical, so it all went appetite over tin cup; bankers jumped out of high windows and America went a slipping and a sliding into a great Depression.

The Glass Steagall Act of 1933 is a set of good reforms that ushered in a crisis-free period in USA financial history. We should learn from our past mistakes.

1933 the evidence of banking corruption was irrefutable: After the then ethics investigation, it was found that BANKING & BROKERING WAS A POISONOUS MARRIAGE. This little story illustrates the point.

“Young Bobby has just turned thirteen and in honor of his teenage status Dad has decided to give him a weekly allowance.  Bobby is a born entrepreneur and he and his neighbor friend, Goldy owned a lemonade stand (this was in the days before bureaucrats made this kind of endeavor illegal)

Goldy like Bobby, was also a producer and although young,she had a knack with food and drinks. Their little corner business was popular for the word had gotten around that stopping there was well worth the wait. So it came to be that Bobby had not only his allowance but also his profits. What to do with all the extra money?Bobby went to talk to Dad.

Dad called the boys together to educate them about income and outgo and savings – it seemed the right time. (Bobby had a big brother called George and Dad included him) Dad gave the boys a collective savings bank (his first mistake) and entrusted the bank to George’s care; after all he was the oldest and he was tall enough to reach to put the box on top of the closet. (Dad’s second mistake)

There was one small problem that neither Bobby nor Dad figured into the equation; George was into Pokeman Cards and his obsession had quickly got him outspending his own allowance.  George unlike Bobby and Goldy was not a producer, he was a gambler. Are you surprised that he began to steal from the box? 

As time went along it got hotter; summer is the best of all times to sell lemonade. The little entrepreneurs decided they needed a canopy. Bobby asked to get the savings-box down and was devastated to find that it was empty. What were they to do? They really needed that canopy! It was hot. 

George whined that he had always intended to pay the money back; he suggested that Dad step in and make it right and buy the canopy for Bobby, after all Dad didn’t want to see his little brother suffer, right? George’s strongest argument (which Dad bought), was that Bobby wouldn’t have been able to do the Pokeman investing by himself, so he was really trying to help him. I mean what did Bobby know about Pokeman?  He was always out there making lemonade and Goldy was now also baking. George knew a man who knew a man who said they were going to close the stand down because the kids didn’t have a licence.

Should George sell all the cards, he wasn’t sure how much he could get for them now?

Bobby didn’t want silly cards, he wanted a canopy, a canopy to give him and Goldy and his customers good shade in the summer for his lemonade stall; a local enterprise that the whole, local neighborhood agreed was a gem, was a neighborhood thriving business.

Unfortunately Dad backed George, buying into the theory that might is right.

Dad was also intimidated by the bureaucrat, clipboard in hand who had come to call.

Dad did promise to buy Bobby a canopy for Christmas, but it was too little, too late. It would be cold for a lemonade stand in December, no canopy would be needed.  And maybe, after all long before then, the city would close down the best lemonade stand in the neighborhood.

This is how two enthusiastic and enterprising entrepreneurs bit the dust.

Of course they could still work their lemonade stand without a canopy, that is until the nearby bakery persuaded the authorities that they were stealing his business.

“What?” said Bobby. 

“Regulations are designed to protect established businesses that pay taxes,” said Dad.

“Duh?” 

The lemonade stand continued for a brief while for it was still popular but it wasn’t the same. Then the city closed them down.

Neither Bobby, nor Goldy would ever recover from the betrayal after trust. It would stay with them and limit them as entrepreneurs for the rest of their lives.

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mom&PopPurists argue that we should let the big banks be forced into bankruptcy for that is how a free market system works. The American voter thinks this banking danger has gone away, but all that has happened is that it has been swept under a dirty carpet that is still big banking today.

It all comes back to a good law deliberately wiped out for banking greed and one inept President who lacked any kind of personal integrity.

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Bobby said to his Dad, “I think I will put my money in a real bank next time.”

Oh yeah?

Until the banks get their act together not such a good idea Bobby?

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Quote for the Month

Banking is a very treacherous business because you don’t realize it is risky until it is too late. It is like calm waters that deliver huge storms.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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 About the Author
Lynn Verhoeff (Grandma Thunder) has published two books, “Politics IOU” and “Magic Money” both on Kindle.  The first is satirical about banking and the second, examines the conflict of our times, Globalism vs Patiotism. You can read more at fb Grandma Thunder – an Independent Voice or Blog/Grandma Thunder  or  Free Books by Grandma

Understanding the “Tooth Fairy” AKA Central Banking

Are those who have ineptly managed Centralized Banking, planning to now break the piggy bank?

Broken Piggy bank coins everywhere

The N.W.O. which includes Centralized Banking tried to stop the Donald in the primaries, AND THEY FAILED.They tried to shore up their rotten system by foisting puppet Hillary on us all AND THAT FAILED. I suspect they have tried to assassinate the Donald AND THAT HAS FAILED (yet the dead bodies pile up BUT ON THE LEFT, that is except for Roger Stone who survived) They tried to stop the Donald in the Electoral College and THAT FAILED; start a war with Russia to distract us AND THAT FAILED; overrun America with refugees and illegal immigrants AND THAT FAILED. Rothschild predicted a stock market crash in the latter half of 2016 THAT ALSO FAILED AND the stock market went up.

BIG QUESTION: Were these INAUGURATION DAY protests & violent riots, the build up of an immigrant army in Chicago, Oakland, and on the southern border an attempted coup? Well friends, THAT TOO HAS FAILED.

If nothing else we get to realize that the enemies of America are inept and ineffective

The Constitutional Republic still stands if a bit wobbly.

In talking to CPAC Mike Pence said “As long as America stays good, America will be great.” So true. It is vital that Trump follow through on his Drain the Swamp.

Realize that there is a spiritual component to the Trump campaign. Collective prayer played a big part in his success. Standing tall with him are Black Pastors, Christian Evangelicals, and even those who follow a pure Judaism. Amazing power here.

So lets analyze the Trump strengths and weaknesses.

Strengths

  • Trump ushers in a new culture of productivity where his ability to work hard & smartly sets a bright, new example.
  • His cabinet is a chosen team of hard and smart workers.  Their professionalism contrasts with the past Obama appointees. Rex Tillerson is out of the top drawer. It is a definite plus that the people Trump has selected to play this game with him; are clean and strong, except possibly Tom Price (Health Care) who has a proven record of “insider trading”
  • Trump’s  special advisers are special: While Jared Kushner and Ivanka have leaned LEFT, their good intentions and their ability are without question. If they choose to study our heritage with Larry Arnn of Hillsdale College they will move from good to exceptional.  Steve Bannon brings a razor sharp political analysis to the table, while Kellyanne Conway has style, grace and a big, big heart.
  • Trump is keeping his promises; jobs are coming back to America.
  • He has enlisted the support of law enforcement and the military who love him. This is the strongest military in the world. It is unlikely the enemies of Trump or the USA will be able to lure them away or turn them against him.

Weaknesses:

Contrived Recession:
recessions

  • Standing together we can handle any financial threat, AS LONG AS WE ARE ABLE TO TACKLE IT one small bite at a time and are given time to get our house in order.
  • “America First” endangers the N.W.O.  On the other hand it also scares them. They may well come round to supporting a leader in the U.S. A. who can make order out of the chaos they have created.  They may even be willing to sacrifice thier man on the ground, George Soros; not nice people these. (Kissinger’s meetings with Putin, Trump & Jared Kushner seem to give credence to this possibility. Trump is dealing from strength.Here are the Key Players of the One World Order (In order of importance)
    1: Lord Jacob de Rothschild. 2: His son Nathaniel. 3: Baron David de Rothschild 4: Sir Evelyn de Rothschild 5: David Rockefeller 6: Henry Kissinger 7: George Soros 8: Lloyd Blankfein
    (Note: Jacob is 80 years old, Evelyn is 85 and Kissinger is 90; crusty old white men as the LEFT would like to call them!!!)
  • Two forces will play out one against each other during Trump’s first term: i.e. Our confidence in Trump’s leadership vs. the bad consequences from a century of bad money-management, the evidence of which we see everywhere around us.  As long as Trump is able to keep us believing, we are going to come through. He needs to buy himself and us the time to FIX America. Money is an idea backed by confidence.
  • America is a bankrupt country; therefore the appropriate rules to follow in handling the problem are the bankruptcy rules. Trump understands these and knows how to turn a bad situation around, and bring in a recovery.
  • The catastrophic consequences of the Clinton/Gramm deregulation and a failure to drain the swamp and restructure banking set us up for the crash of 2008. NOTE: Banking should be organized to reward productivity.Then Obama pulled it together with sticky tape, but he, too, failed to drain the swamp and/or restructure the banking industry. The outcome: RIGHT NOW there are even more too big to fail banks. and a derivative bubble that is about to pop.
  •  Did McConnell (found taking bribes for TPA)  and Paul Ryan (found taking bribes for Puerto Rico) choose Tom Price with proven ‘insider trading” transgressions.   Bad choice. (The good news is there is an outstanding candidate in the wings. Dr. Rand Paul has an integrity that cannot be challenged.)
  • Mnuchin on Treasury is an unknown. It is not clear if he is clean enough, or strong enough to face the challenges that are coming straight at him. His ties to Goldman Sachs are questionable. Pity Carl Icahn didn’t accept the Treasury appointment.  Good that he has joined the Trump team if not as Treasury. He is still the best choice for Treasury.

So what should be our part in this?

To protect ourselves on the financial front, it behooves us to look closely at some money fundamentals:

I remember the excitement of losing my first tooth as a child. My hardworking teacher- father made a big thing about it. He used this experience to teach me about money. I was to give up my shining, white tooth to a tooth fairy who would give me in return, something valuable. It was to be a simple transaction.  I give tooth. Fairy gives coin or note. As my father explained it to me – This is all about a fair exchange. Seemed good to me.

Have we lost sight of this fair exchange on which our systems & economy should be built?

Sadly the Tooth Fairy is not omnipotent, the State is not all powerful. You ask, can the Government, or the Federal Reserve or the Tooth Fairy not print just as much money as they want? You can read more about how the Federal Reserve works and the basics of our USA economy at “More about the Tooth Fairy.” 

There are those among us who believe the Federal Reserve & the Federal Government (the Tooth Fairy) exist to take care of all of us, but actually that is not what they are supposed to be doing. We sometimes forget that first we have to give something valuable to the community (AKA the social contract)  This work & exchange of product happens first and then in an honest and well regulated society we reap the rewards in direct proportion to what we give.

The problem, since 1913 banking privatized profits; but the losses have been legally socialized. You can read more about how it was all set up at Creature from Jekyll Island.

The FED has been around for over a 100 years, and not once has there been a full  audit of the Federal Reserve.  Somewhere lost in the middle of all this complexity is a shiny white tooth which we shall call the productivity of all good Americans.

(A debt-based financial system is unsustainable, because it creates debt bubbles and the next one going to pop will be derivatives. And this may be what they will try to blame on Donald Trump)

Trump is squarely and solidly for the shiny white tooth. He understands productivity. He also understands the enormous waste that has occurred during the last eight years. So it is not all bad, I do believe that by draining the banking swamp, and reorganizing the system, there will be a better way.

Is there anything we can do about it? Of course there is.

To fix the money in America we need a system based on true and fair exchange. One tooth , one shiny coin. We want to concentrate more on  how we make the shiny tooth, which stands for the productivity of all good Americans; your own productivity and what you give to others.

We have the right to exchange our true production for legal tender.

losing a toothWe need to get the banks to clean up their act and to stop stealing from us. We owe this to our children.

Quote for the Day

Any banker will tell you that there is a fool in every trade, which is why you must always know who the fool is, because if you don’t, the fool is probably you.

JL Banking Blog   

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A Silent Coup Sitting on a “Gravy Train”

Can ” King” Obama still harm America?

obama shredsusTrump won the election and America should have moved on.

Now it seems America is fighting “the Resistance”. Is this a global plan to bring Obama back for his ” third term”? Men like Obama (no moral compass) do not give up power easily. As puppets they are very attractive to those rich men who pull the strings globally. The ruling elites (first time in almost a century) no longer have a puppet in the White House.

As the LEFT plans this insurrection, it seems billionaire SOROS (with his black Antifa) is right in there funding and orchestrating this unrest

George Soros has said  “The main obstacle to a stable and just world order is the United States of America.” Bankers like George SOROS fight sane banking regulation. They treat the world economy as a casino. Rumor is SOROS lost a billion after Trump was elected.

Go to Wikipedia to read Soros’ own words from his books and articles that describe his tried and true system for taking down a country – or “regime change” is what he  calls it. (sic)

Step One: Form a shadow government using humanitarian aid as cover.

Step Two: Control the airwaves. Fund existing radio and TV outlets and take control over them or start your own outlets.

Step Three: Destabilize the state, weaken the government and build an anti-government kind of feeling in the country. You exploit an economic crisis or take advantage of an existing crisis — pressure from the top and the bottom. This will allow you to weaken the government and build anti-government public sentiment.

Step Four: Sow unrest.

Step Five: Provoke an election crisis. You wait for an election and during the election, you cry voter fraud.

Step Six: Take power. You stage massive demonstrations, civil disobedience, sit-ins, general strikes and you encourage activism. You promote voter fraud and tell followers what to do through your radio and television stations. Incitement and violence are conducted at this stage.

Step Seven: Outlast your opponent.

How far along are we down this slippery path? We are at Step Six.

In choosing Trump as his opponent Soros erred. I don’t think Trump is going to crumble. Nor do I think the people of America will just lie down and let this ugly movement roll over us.  There are too many people of goodwill with a deep love for this country.

Under Soros’s “regime change” all nations are required to surrender their sovereignty to a one world government with no constitutional restraints.

Definition of Fascism: using force and violence on those who fail to see things your way.  Reagan warned us that if Fascism came to America, it would come from the LEFT.

It seems now that the black masked ANTIFA are everywhere but are they engaged in peaceful protest? Sadly, no. These are paid and trained thugs, in fact they are the true fascists. We know this because we see how the ANTIFA uprisings are so carefully orchestrated. There is nothing spontaneous in the Resistance of 2017.

OBAMA’S STATS:
Median Household Income – no increase in his 8 years as President.
Labor participation rate, the lowest in 40 years, 62.6%.
Number of Americans on food stamps up 14% to 45.36 million.
Poverty rate since 2008 shot up 17% to 47 million Americans.
Home ownership has dropped 4% to 63.7%.
National debt has almost doubled from 10.62 Trillion to almost 20 Trillion!!!!
Executive Clout For the first time ever, America’s credit ration was downgraded in 2011.
A record 95 million Americans are NOT in the labor force.

OBAMA’S CRIMES

Gave $150 Billion to Iran, world’s greatest sponsor of terrorism; traded 5 high ranking Taliban terrorists for one traitor; in his final hours, released $221 million in aid to Palestine; lifted American control of the Internet.

And there is more . . . .

From SEAN HANNITY (HOST): Why is Obama staying in Washington? Why did Valerie Jarrett move in? 

You have this what we call shadow government, deep state of career bureaucrats, these are Obama appointees that are working hard and undermining every single solitary day everything that Trump wants to do; this is not by accident. I’ve done a lot of deep background talking to people about where all this is coming from. Where are these leaks coming from? And without fail they all discuss the shadow government, deep state government. The deep state is their term that they’re telling me. Those career bureaucrats. Those holdovers from the Obama administration. And you’ve got to understand here. They are undermining the president.” [Premiere Radio Network, The Sean Hannity Show, 3/3/2017)

And having come out and said this, Sean Hannity is himself now under attack at Fox News.

These injustices will not cease until all criminals from the past eight years are brought to justice. They asked for it setting up a shadow government, they brought their crimes into Trump’s government. Shadow government is dangerous to our Constitutional Republic. Frieze their assets, lock them up.

Not all civil workers are bad. It is true that many are loath to turn on the hand that feeds them. It will take awhile but they will wake up and realize on which side their bread is now being buttered. They will come in line.

On the other hand, Obama’s “Gravy Train” poses an enormous threat to the Trump administration. When you get in the habit of accepting something for nothing this is a criminal attitude so it is these people seek out corrupt leaders, and gravitate to criminal acts. When they cross the line they must be locked up.

The biggest challenge to the GOP lies in a bloated federal government that uses criminal clout to control spending. They do this  BY THREATENING TO SHUT DOWN THE GOVERNMENT. If the government were shut down would it not be a good thing. This is an opportunity to sort out those who are really in need; still have a moral compass and differentiate them from the sluggards and illegals who are just along for the ride.  Trump could set a precedent, after every shutdown record how many unnecessary government workers we were able to lay off.

Sob story those poor postal workers.  Why did the Federal Government get into the postal service, UPS and FEDex do a better job.

A statistic that measures the pruning of the Federal Government, now that would be a grand statistic to keep.  There should be some reward for sifting the grain from the chaff. If this were the focus Congress and the Senate would begin to look forward to the periodic government shutdowns.

Think on this, if you give a child a toy and then try to take it away without replacing it, you are going to have a tantrum on your hands. Don’t blame Trump for all this vulgar “hissy fit protests”.  Obama and the LEFT created the unrest, both directly and indirectly. This is criminal behavior.

The Obama and SOROS ‘s play book is Saul Allinsky’s “Rules for Radicals” the codification of Lenin’s guide for one-world domination.

Here are the Alllinsky rules.

  1. Class Warfare: Divide the people into the wealthy & the poor, and all other factions. Pit one faction against the other. Easier to keep the people down, if you keep them busy fighting each other.
  2. Religion: Religion brings with it a Moral Code that is at best awkward for the crooked elite, and at worst dangerous. Elites MUST remove God from all things public.
  3. Education – take control of what people listen to or watch or read. Also take control of the Education agenda; what children are taught will define our future.
  4. Welfare – take control of all aspects of welfare – if the people are beholden to the State they will be too afraid of losing their livelihood to revolt.
  5. Gun Control – you have to remove the ability of the people to defend themselves against an oppressive government.
  6. Increase Debt – in this way you can increase taxation, poverty and fear.
  7. Poverty – Increase poverty – poor people are far easier to control
  8. Healthcare – Control Healthcare and you control the people

Does any of this sound familiar?

It is hard on those pawns on the Gravy Train  who have been persuaded to use FORCE to try to keep an unfair privilege. The good news is NOW we can see them and their intentions clearly. If they cross the mark, we can deport them, or lock them up.

We have here a failure in education, useful idiots do not understand the electoral college, the American Constitution or our system of government. The marxist/global/socialist bosses know full well that  if you give people too many freebies it is hard to draw back and take them away.  Their whole play book is immoral and the challenge of this new administration is the challenge of how to undo and drain the swamp. A government shutdown is a good place to start.  If Congress doesn’t so its job, Trump should veto bills that drip of bad spending.

You wan to see this clearly:

On the bad side: “Vulgar Liberal Protests” and “Might is Right” and a break down of “Rule of Law”. Recognize also the subversion in our institutions aimed at the disintegration of our culture. Spot also the ongoing efforts to undermine our Republic and our Constitution.

On the other side is Patriots and “Make America Great Again”

How should Patriots react? We make the Resistance irrelevant. What they seek is ATTENTION so we do not give it them. Ignore the tantrums. Ignore the Maxine Waters and Chuck Schumer.  It is a lot of (often vulgar) noise signifying nothing.

Then we demand that our elected representatives investigate and find the crimes, that they have the courage to bring corrupt politicians to justice and LOCK THEM UP.

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This new President has a firm grip on power AND HE WILL DRAIN THE SWAMP whatever the resistance.

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It is time for Trump to end the corrupt relationship between the IDLE rich and the IDLE poor and put America and the world back to work.

Song at one of the Trump Rallies

Do you hear the people sing?

Singing a song of angry men?

It is the music of a people

Who will not be slaves again!

When the beating of your heart

Echoes the beating of the drums

There is a life about to start

When tomorrow comes!

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Understanding False Narratives (updated April 15, 2017)

Don’t believe blindly what you hear on TV; we are blessed with computers to help us find the truth . . .

Definition of black propaganda – with lies and innuendo seeking to falsify perception, or to create a false reality to justify a criminal act.

“derogatory information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.”

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False Narrative #One: America is a Democracy – False
True- America is a Constitutional Republic

Yes it is true that our constitution at the time of its inception, was muddied by corrupt slave owners, yet contrary to partisan politics we have actually come beyond this.  The reason America became a Super Power is because our system of government IS UNIQUE; it is a brilliant system that rejects the “Might is Right” of the kings of old and is different from any other political constitution in the world. We allow our elected representative to govern ONLY with the consent of the governed. We are a nation rich in the heritage of LIBERTY.

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America in 2016 rejected  “Might is Right” in favor of rule of law, balance of power, consent of the governed and a rich history of freedom.

The MSM and some Liberals falsely equate Trump to Hitler. This could not happen in America UNLESS (as the Left sometimes wants) we trash the Constitution and a wimpy congress fails to do their job.  It was only when “king” Obama began going rogue that he lost his mandate. Sadly. Congress stood by and let it happen.

In a Constitutional Republic the Executive is equal but not greater than Congress, equal but not greater than the Courts and in the final analysis all three are policed by the people.

We support the system because that is who we are, Americans.

 

False Narrative # Two
Hillary and the Democrats lost Election 2016 because of Russian 
Interference – False 

Democratic leadership and the Main Stream Media are still having hissy-fits about Russia. They screamed for the better part of half a year about how they hated the FBI Director Comey.  Then when Trump finally fired him, they protest and call foul.  They are all over the band waves, reaffirming that Trump is bad, and Putin has horns. Their ugly, phobic emotionalism is truly ugly to watch. Could we please have just a little bit of reason?

So let us analyze #Russophobia and see what is REALLY going on?

On-going multiple investigations have shown no electoral collusion between Donald Trump & Putin. It is true that the everyday Russians favored Trump over Hillary and were dancing in the streets when Trump won in 2016. In this modern day where we have television and the Internet it would be impossible for the peoples of another country not to express an interest and choose a favorite in elections beyond their borders. Merkel’s Germany showed strong favoritism for Macron in the recent French election. A group of Germans even set up a social media strategy & a bucket of social media trolls in Germany ACROSS THE BORDER from France where the election was taking place. This group had full intent to influence the outcome of the French election. In addition Obama came out strongly in favor of Macron. No big deal. This is their right. In this digital day and age we can expect these things to happen. In America we allow people the POWER OF CHOICE even when they pass an opinion on OUR ELECTIONS. Foreign meddling in an election is a murky area and the question is where do we draw the line?

America and Russia (and China and to a lesser degree Japan) are trade opponents. They have been hacking each other for years for that is what spies do. No evidence has been presented to the public that proves in any way that this Russian hacking influenced the 2016 election. The election may have been influenced by the Wikileaks dump of DNC corruption yet Julian Assange has stated emphatically that this data did not come from Russia. (Even if it did, the importance here is the corruption, not the leak)

Take all the emotional rhetoric about Russia aside and we are left with #Russophobia rather than any true assessment that Russia, although not yet a free country, IS ANY KIND OF DANGER TO THE USA.

The LEFT lost the election in 2016 because America decided to keep its liberty and heritage and because Trump worked harder and ran the better campaign. That Hillary won the popular vote is even false. See below.

In this digital age where countries compete one against the other for trade advantage, to try to police hacking will be a lost cause. It is all part of the modern game.  The technically adept put in controls and NOT GET HACKED. The DNC, SOROS and Hillary were grossly negligent with their digital data, with their emails and even with classified data.

America like its sister England operates under law. In these times of change Congress needs to revisit this area and craft a clear and simple bundle of relevant laws:

  • Protecting the right of Americans and their allies to freely choose whatever party they want to support in their own or neighboring countries.
  • Making insurrection a crime – orchestrating mass resistance to a duly elected government should be seen as legally unacceptable and a crime.
  • Using foreign OR GLOBAL money to influence an election should be legally unacceptable and a crime.

As to the rest, this silly Russophobia is a lot of noise signifying nothing.

Ignore.

We draw the line when it comes to coercion. Force, and violence used to change the results of honest elections SHOULD BE A CRIME.
It should be a crime for anybody, foreign or national to organize and pay agitators to create anarchy? SOROS is the democratic puppet-master.  George Soros has in fact crossed this legal line and is guilty of both these crimes, organizing to overthrow governments of sovereign nations, and using violence to create anarchy.  Why is he still at large? He needs to be brought to justice.

My research does not show Russia (under Putin) being a danger to or in any way harming America. The research does, however, show that Putin has had the courage to declare GEORGE SOROS an International (financial) terrorist. Draw your own conclusions.

Does this perhaps explain the strange, ugly phobic behavior on the LEFT and in the Main Stream Media? In part It does explain the Media bias as this is a media monopoly controlled by the New World Order where George Soros is a kingpin player.

This still does not explain the Nancy Pelosi, Maxine Waters, Feinstein, and Kamala Harris’s toxic tantrums. It also does not explain Schumer’s Machiavellian efforts to control the Senate, leading out from a very feeble minority but mis-using the system to buy more freebies for his following; this why we have such an appalling debt.  Schumer still seems to think government is here to coerce people who fail to see things his way. This is unamerican and persons of goodwill should speak out strongly against it.

This brings us to the last but one piece of the puzzle:
When Hilary lost, Democrats were given A HUGE PROBLEM WITH THEIR BASE  . They had promised them they could have all sorts of freebies and then she lost and they failed to deliver. Is it any wonder the “useful idiots” are angry and ripe for anarchy and ready to turn on their leaders? From the democratic leadership point of view they have to have a scapegoat, be it Comey or Trump or even the far-fetched Russia.

Their target audience and actually what is dangerous to them is their own base.

And here is the last piece of the puzzle from election 2016: The truth is that Trump is the very best thing that ever happened to Main Stream Media. We are right now slap-bang  in the middle of a Digital Revolution. Main Stream Media was losing revenue and influence AND TRUST hand over fist as more and more Americans going to smart-phones and computers to follow the news. No it wasn’t Trump undoing them, it was the new technology. Trump, came along as their savior.  He injected a whole new level of propaganda-conflict into their narrative. MSM thrives on the political circus of conflict. Do you wonder they cling to their bias? TRUE or not true, this IS THEIR NEW NARRATIVE; Trump with the help of Russia, stole the election from Hillary.

They see it as their survival and if they say the mantra often enough I think they may even have begun to believe it. But it is false and you, astute reader, or you would not be following here, know that  it is all about their whole new audience of useful idiots. They are paid to bash Trump by heavy investors like Soros and also by rich swamp-dweller advertisers. The democratic base of useful idiots, has become MSM’s new target audience at a time when their audience was dwindling. Because what they are doing is false and immoral this is just going to hasten their demise.

Let it play out. Seek your news on your computer and smart-phone. Like all coercive monopolies, MSM is trying to forcefully (using government) kill off competitors with their coercive Fake News narrative – also false.  MSM has itself, become Fake News.

(Suggest www.censorednews.com  to go to find your truth)

We are the last free people in the world and we nearly lost it in 2016?
Does it not place on each of us a unique responsibility to actually get it right.

 

False Narrative #Three

President Trump can go to war without consulting with Congress
True  
but also not true.

Per the constitution, it is only Congress can declare war.  Article I, Section 8, Clause 11 of the U.S. Constitution gives Congress the power to declare war. Once declared it is the job of the President as Commander in Chief to direct the military.

There is good reason for this law: Only Congress has the resources to inspect, investigate.deliberate to find just cause.

Trump has clarified where he stands on foreign wars, he is NOT going to start any long-term war with Syria. However, he promises to always act quickly and decisively to prevent, deter and/or control weapons of mass destruction.  After all if not he, who? Is this not the definition of responsibility?

Here is the law that covers Trump’s recent war acts.

Presidents are permitted (legally) to strike quickly & decisively when deemed necessary. Under the provisions of the War Powers Resolution (WPR), however, presidents are required to notify Congress within 48 hours of the onset of US military involvement. Then they have 60 days to get formal authorization from Congress. If they fail to do so, they must cease operations within 30 days. Without this authorization Congress has no business funding the war. This Federal Law was passed with a two thirds majority at a time (1973) when Congress still had balls overriding a presidential veto. (Nixon)

There is a lot of conflicting data on Syria; Assad has denied he engaged in chemical warfare;  as he was winning his war in Syria and gaining International support for the sovereignty of his nation, any reasonable person is left with questions.  What we do know is that one of his planes was sent to bomb the rebel camp. We do also know the White Helmets (reporting the attack) were not wearing chemical protective gear which begs the question, was the harmful agent the deadly Sarin as claimed? We also know that a bunch of children were kidnapped by rebels (sick) from a nearby school.  What we do not know is if these were the children seen by Ivanka & Trump on TV. Were these poor chilren but pawns in an international propaganda game, another justification for another ongoing regime change war in the Middle East?

In this digital age disinformation has been elevated to a satanic art.

The contrary data aside, this Syrian catastrophe is happening on Assad’s watch. If he truly cares, as he claims he does, he will bring his country back to order. Maybe the International community should try to help him, rather than engage or push for regime change?

Note:  The first first job of a president is to keep the citizens safe. The second job is to bring order.

And so we we come back full circle to the definition of responsibility – in Syria, if not Assad, who? Wise for us to remember Libya where Obama illegally engaged in a war of regime change; here there is still chaos and the horrific human slave trade is starting up again.

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The Tragedy of War

 


False Narrative #Four
Planned Parenthood – False

This is confused thinking.

Many of the rights demanded by the Liberals like free healthcare, free education through college and a woman’s right to an abortion have been given them by globalists like Obama or suggested by socialists like Bernie Sanders.  In 2016 America rejected both agendas. The global effort to reduce the world population underlies their funding of Planned Parenthood.

At a recent town hall meeting Jeff Flate wasted a perfect opportunity to put matters into perspective. He was assaulted by a pretty sixteen year old demanding her “woman’s rights”  This should have been his answer:

“I do understand how you feel and I can agree that it is your body and your life; the uncomfortable truth, however is that you have no right to indiscriminate sex.  If you make a baby out of wedlock, there are consequences and you cannot foist these consequences on the state or the nation. It is immoral to ask the taxpayers of America to be complicit or to fund your promiscuous sexual habits.”

The Senator did not handle her well, nor did he bring the bellicose meeting to order or understanding; Flate has always been a bit wobbly on his conservative values.

 

 

False Narrative # Five

Trump and his team are Racists – False 

“If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can make our world safe for diversity.”  – John F. Kennedy

Trump has employed persons of every race, pays women as much or more than men,  He is in no way a bigot.  Where he clashes with the  LEFT is that he expects all Americans to learn a trade, get a job, support their families and contribute to the nation. He expects Americans to follow the law. He sees all men as equal, provided they are legal and no man is more equal than others.

We have serious situation in America and it is a situation that was not of Trump’s making. There is much lawlessness South of the Border and we do not want it spilling into America. Crime from unvetted immigrants and refugees has become a problem to the safety of America.  We are a nation of immigrants but we reserve the right to choose our immigrants, with a view to having them learn to love and absorb our culture, learn our laws and language and to assimilate.

We have eleven million plus immigrants living illegally in America and until the wall is built more are pouring in every day. More than half of these people came here to escape poverty or crime in Mexico (or more recently are coming from other Latin American countries) The real problem is in Mexico.  Beautiful country, same continent ask yourself why is Mexico poor and America rich? They don’t have and honor our constitution.

The solution is not for us to accept these people in our country for they threaten our safety and are a welfare burden.  The sane and the compassionate solution is for America to teach Mexico how to control their drugs and crime and to show them how to put in a workable system of government with a balance of power and rule of law. The real solution is to help Latinos from across the border recover a true work ethic. The best solution is to teach them gratitude and how to learn.

Trump did not create the illegal problem, yet he has been willing to face it and handle it.  Congress makes the laws, the judges interpret the laws, and the President exists to enforce the laws. Trump may be the first president in a long time doing his job.

Illegal Latinos will have to go home, and they can come back, but legally. They will have to prove no criminal intent, learn our language and be prepared to go to work to support self, family and the nation. They must be willing to get themselves re-educated on the American constitution OR leave.

They have bypassed our laws, and if they choose to come back they will have to be willing to follow our laws and be happy to live in a law abiding country. One flag, one language.

Regarding the Inner Cities where many Black Americans struggle: The black-white race conflict was actually won when the first black president of the USA was elected; could never have happened without many, many whites casting their votes for OBAMA.  Sadly Obama betrayed the trust, went rogue and set out to bypass Congress. This was when the nation rejected him. Unfortunately the LEFT prodded on by race-baiter SOROS, has begun to exploit inverse racism. Inverse racism is the more you are a victim the better you are and you have rights. It is a narrative which comes straight out of Psychiatry and it is false. Man adjusts his environment to him, he doesn’t adjust to his environment. Such is the voice of socialism which was also rejected by America in 2016.

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False Narrative # Six
Hillary won the Popular Vote – False.

This is propaganda.

True data: Trump won the Electoral College by a Landslide. It is questionable even that he lost the popular vote for when you take into account results from third party candidates it is clear that America was leaning right.

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First because America is a constitutional Republic and not a Democracy Donald Trump is our president elect, and the popular vote is irrelevant. Where it becomes important is when half of the population don’t see this, and buy into “the injustice of it all”. This is Obama’s failure in education. The last generation were never taught our heritage. Obama was confused, he thought himself a globalist with Islamic sympathies so that is what our young people were taught.

It is even questionable if Donald Trump lost the Popular Vote. Click on the link to see the final tallies which include the results for third party candidates and you will see that in 2016 America was leaning RIGHT.

There is also much circumstantial evidence that in 2012 there was voter fraud. Judicial Watch is now doing a thorough investigation to establish the truth here. They have uncovered massive voter fraud in South Carolina and are now investigating Nevada.  Judicial Truth uses Freedom of Information and legal suits to establish the truth.

Conclusion: That Hillary won the popular vote is PROPAGANDA

Let’s hope Trump is able to also manage the country as honestly, transparently and astutely as he managed his campaign. He needs both Kushner to help him handle the financial crises coming just over the hill, and Bannon to help him handle his patriotic base. He needs to police his team and bring the Deep State to heel, to keep his government honest AND TRANSPARENT – only then does he deserve and ONLY THEN will he keep the support of the nation.

Quote for the Week

Seven things that will destroy us:

Wealth without work
Pleasure without conscience
Knowledge without character
Religion without sacrifice
Science without Humanity
Business without Ethics

&
Politics without Principle 

 

lynn

 

 About the Author
Lynn Verhoeff (Grandma Thunder) writes political satire. More at www.grandmathunder.com.  She writes about the conflict of our times: The Digital Revolution and its relation to the American Constitution.  You can follow at fb Grandma Thunder – an Independent Voice

Understanding America’s Debt

Insatiable Spendifosity – with apologies to Rudyard Kipling.

Once upon a time, dearly beloved, there was a little planet scooting around on the very edge of the universe. No I wouldn’t be telling you this story if there wasn’t a most picarious situation there on that little planet.

The problem is sentially the boss-men can’t agree about the planet wallowing in debt, not just a little debt but a big, bad debt; a VERY big debt which would be quite alright if you and I were not (again) expected to pay.

elephant and donkey fightingWallowing?

Like swimming in the pool.

They can’t swim well?

No. On one side they give out the food stamps, and the aid to refugees & immigrants (all paid for by the banking FED). The other side fancies big bombs and whrrrrrring fast planes. You like that eh? Truth is this side that likes to fight are mostly OLD men, been getting a payoff under the table since before time began.

Will you & me, one day, be expected to pay?

Unless they get their act together. Fraid so!

How much do we owe?  A quarter, a dollar, ten dollars, a hundred dollars? The debt is now way over 120 trillion dollars.  To pay your share you would have to work for a whole year with no ice-creams, no burgers, and you wouldn’t be able to pay the rent or even go to school. No you are right, they really don’t know what they are doing! There is only one thing on which both sides agree: they all love to spend and spend and spend and spend.  Right now one boss-man wants to cut the entitlements while the other wants to get the money from the rich.

What is titlements? Well it is like this, if you loan money to the government or to a banker, then when they finally get to pay you back, then they call it titlements.

Makes a face.

Let me tell you a secret, dearly beloved.  They pretend not to agree, but I suspect it’s all for show.  You remember the time you and I were caught with our hands in the cookie jar and we had to concoct a good story together?

Are bankers the same as boss-men?

Kind of, sort of. It is the bankers have their fingers in the cookie jar!

Still looking down at the deb-pictures. They call this the fiscal cliff?

That’s what it is called.

Explain?

It is when you put too much money in the cookie jar, dearly beloved, and then you try to pick up the jar,  but it has gotten way, way too heavy.

So you drop it?

Yes.

And it breaks?

Yes. Into a thousand little pieces.

Giggling. And the money it runs everywhere?

You think that’s mighty funny? You like that?

Sure Then we not owe anything.

You are way too smart by far.

Sadly dearly beloved they still get us.

No fair. Stamps his foot.

I do understand your anger, dearly beloved.  One hundred and twenty trillion dollars is one hefty, big tag they are going to be asking you & me to pay. Now this month  they are increasing it to thirty trillion and what gets me is they want to PAY FOR REFUGEES FOR FIVE LONG YEARS.

Refugees?

People who ran away from the bad guys.

They the ones coming to steal from the cookie jar?

Yes dearly beloved, you got it.

They ask us to pay.

If the bank doesn’t fail. Then they replace the cookie jar.  They call it a bank bailout.

So we owe double?

Wherever did you get that smart?

Bankers are the bad guys?

They all bad guys. Spenders and bankers, and everybody who tries to steal from those who work. Sigh.

kids 4 trumpWhat about the big man?

Which Big Man?

The big man, silly, he the one with the funny, faces, he know about such things?

Yes I think he does.

 

He made the debt?

No. Not him. He’s far too clever. He manages money wisely.

And you say it’s my money they are spending?

Fraid so.

I think the big man going to fix it up. I think one day he get mighty mad and I think he big and strong enough to throw all the bad men over the Fiscal Cliff? #DTS

Laughs. You may be right.

I call  him?

I’ll teach you how to tweet.

 

Quote for the Week

Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.”
Herbert Hoover

 

 

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Lynn Verhoeff (Grandma Thunder) has published two books, “Politics IOU” and “Magic Money” both on Kindle.  The first is satirical about banking and the second, examines the conflict of our times, Globalism vs Patiotism. You can read more at fb Grandma Thunder – an Independent Voice or Blog/Grandma Thunder  or  Free Books by Grandma

Understanding War and Peace

By Griping Grandpa

Here is what I wrote to President-elect Donald Trump on his greatagain.gov website and which may be of interest to our readers as well..

Dear Mr. President-elect,

I agree with most of your statements and I have voted for you, because I too want to see America become great again. While I agree that we need a strong military, we should not become hawkish. During its history as a nation, there have been very few years when America was not involved in some military conflict. Many of these conflicts were started as a result of false flag events or by provoking conflict with other nations.

Currently, our Congress wants to impose a no-fly zone in Syria. Apparently they don’t care if they start World War 3. Russia is fighting ISIS in Syria. Is that not what we want also? Is that not more important than deposing that country’s government? I don’t see any benefit in provoking Russia. And then there is China, which might be willing to waste a billion men!

I understand who benefits from war. The banking elite loves war – they profit from financing both sides of the conflict (at interest and with money created from thin air) and afterwards from loans to repair the damage. The military-industrial complex that President Eisenhower warned us about also profits handsomely. Politicians also like war because it hides their incompetence, raises morale among the people, has them agree to draconian measures and stimulates the economy with the production of war materials.

Personally, I don’t like war and I don’t think any sane person does either. It causes great human suffering and destruction of property. I lived through World War 2 in a Nazi-occupied country and it wasn’t pretty. It is not an experience I would like to repeat. Mr. President-elect, I trust that with your negotiating skills, you will be able to end our current military conflicts and prevent new ones from occurring during your presidency.

Of course, it would be naive to believe that a well-trained and well-equipped military would be sitting idle for long, so I would propose that in addition to their destructive skills, they should also be tasked with constructive work. The military would be of great service in providing disaster relief following natural (or man-made) disasters and with one-time large projects. For instance, they could be put to work building that wall on our Southern border. Foreign governments could request such assistance as well, if prepared to pay for it, in which case our men would tackle the project, get it done and then get out fast.

Understanding the Unrest after the 2016 Election

A few of us knew that Trump was going to be the next President; and how did we know this? We read his books and studied his record and realized that when Trump decides something, that is the way it is going to be. America rejected Global, Sharia Law and American Marxism when we elected Trump. America also rejected the progressive mantra that “might is right” in favor of “rule of law” and “balance of power”. We assumed the responsibility to learn our heritage. Not all have taken the time.

The good news is that the opposition is now out of the closet. Some of the opposition is innocuous, uninformed with mere ideological differences. This is fine, our system allows for differences.  Unfortunately, there are still many on the LEFT that cannot believe that the majority in America actually wants to keep our Constitution, our Civilized Culture and our Religious Liberty; sorry folks the popular vote false narrative is propaganda: doesn’t hold water when you look at the real numbers.

Clear evidence that after the election “the Resistance” is being orchestrated by Obama and funded by SOROS – sick. This is a clear, corrupt assault on our form government, our culture and our heritage. This swamp WILL be drained.

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So far there has been no civil war and there won’t be if ALL in America wake up and see clearly that the real problem is those who seek to divide and rule us. At heart we are ALL Americans with a tradition of liberty, and LEFT or RIGHT we love our country.  We could have lost it but that Trump won the election. Trump’s strength of mind and self-confidence will stand us in good stead in the troubled times that still lie ahead. He also has a firm grip on what has been a rocky transition of power; because of foreign interference it has been more rocky than usual. Acceptance from the LEFT will come, but it may come slowly.  Donald Trump is and will serve out eight years, as the 45th President. 

So why all the noisy upset?

One: Drain the Swamp

There were/are a lot of people who were supporting Hillary, who now stand to lose an unfair advantage or privilege.

Let us just name a few of the #DTS (Drain the Swamp) situations:

  • Sanctuary Cities
  • Welfare programs like “meals for wheels” being used by the corrupt organizers running these programs for crony-ism or other things.
  • Federal Money given to EPA used for political advantage or protecting the silly “smelt in California” while central California tasked with feeding the nation, turns into a dust bowl. Gallons of water were being dumped into the sea. Trump’s first EPA action was to fix the water in Flint.  The altered importance of the EPA is legend.
  • Illegal immigrants and Refugees living off the public dole when some of our children are starving and our veterans are struggling.
  • Those planning and rigging the vote counting machines to falsify election results.
  • Those gaming the legislative process
  • Teachers protected by seniority and not judged on their performance. This is where we see the strong objections to Betsy de Vos, will end the public school monopoly.
  • Government workers insisting on high wages and demanding high benefits, but failing the public they serve.
  • Those in high office like Clinton betraying her public trust, taking bribes (bribes laundered through the Clinton Foundation)
  • Those in high office like Clinton choosing to set up her records on a public server (SO THAT HER EMAILS COULD NEVER BE SOUGHT BY JUDICIAL WATCH ON A FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST) Thanks to Wikileaks we found out what she and those in high office in the Democrats were so desperate to hide.
  • Lots of little bureaucrats raking it in on the side.
  • Main Stream Media owned by Global Interests and engaged in bias and slander, actively STIRRING THE POT
  • Big Pharma making a killing from Government patents and regulations that protect their unfair monopoly – why can’t we buy our drugs in Canada or Mexico? Why can’t HMOs compete across state lines? Why all this government protection?
  • Farmers getting subsidies long out of date
  • Investors like George SOROS using arcane investing rules to  profit from an economic decline. (Then they use their new found wealth and power to actively do our country in)
  • People on welfare now having to learn a trade and begin to support self and family and the nation.
  • Abortion clinics relying on public funding. I am in favor of women’s choice but there is something wrong with taxpayer funding for abortion clinics.
  • “Bad Hombres” pushing drugs into America.  The states where most drugs go are where we find the loudest protests (sad) .
    mexican-drug-infilitration
  • Monsanto (GMO) permitted by Clinton to hide what they are doing to poison our food.
  • And finally there is all the foreign $$$$ donated to the Clinton Foundation expecting favors after she was to become President. (Pay for Play)
  • Then there are the neocons trying to stir up a war with Russia.  Clear evidence that Trump is being demonized, but Putin even more so.  McCain and Lindsay Graham (both funded by Soros) were recently in the Ukraine and what were they doing there? They were seen stirring up the rebels. Is this good American behavior? Good Americans don’t pursue imperial goals, and we don’t meddle in the affairs of other countries. Such is unconstitutional.

Lots of crooked, unhappy people.

Two: American Marxism
The unrest (by observation) is not spontaneous. We will never win in America if we allow other interests to subvert & divide us. It can only happen if we do not wake up and see what is happening.

Definition of black propaganda – with lies and innuendo seeking to falsify perception, or to create a false reality to justify a criminal act.

We know that this uprising is orchestrated because the demonstrators follow the same style book in every city, not just in America, proving a global strategy. Protesters shout slogans and pretend to have the moral high ground. LOL. When has “might is right”; use of force to enact a political agenda been “high moral ground”?  Good people follow the constitution and accept the peaceful transfer of power. Good people go out to work, support themselves, their family and they understand our heritage and support our nation.

The organized protesters who are not good people, shout obscenities, start fires, destroy property, get violent and assault people; these are tactics employed in times past by Stalin and Lenin.  We have to sadly conclude, that while it seemed we won the cold war, the evil went underground and the war against fascism and socialism is still raging, fostered by the LEFT who do not understand our constitutional republic.

Sadly, Marxists have been subverting our educational institutions and our youth during the terms of the last four presidents, all who favored the NWO.  It takes but a generation to steal a nation. It is in the Education for this is a war of ideas.
The organizers of the riots are trying to persuade observers to feel that, even though the violence is obnoxious, these protest actions are justified by the “virtue of their cause”  The tactic is known in war playbooks (Saul Allinsky) as ‘virtue signaling’.

What we are clearly up against is a network of professional thugs who would go nowhere without the training in subversion from those who wish to divide and rule us, and have lots lots and lots of money and think they have the right to rule the world. Sorry, not in America. And not in Russia. There is increasing evidence that today Putin has seen through the Socialist scam; increasing evidence that like America under Trump, Putin likes the morality of Christianity and stands in strict opposition to Socialism. Russia is not a democratic country as is America, but by research and observation it is also no longer Marxist.

So if not Russia, WHO?  All the evidence points to George SOROS, who has strong ties to the Fabian Socialists and their New World Order and have been working towards this secretive goal for the last century. Makes Sense, right?  Is it not their imperial goals of a world without borders THAT WOULD BE MOST ENDANGERED BY “AMERICA FIRST”.

So while we don’t have war, it is actually war.

They cannot stand Trump. It is an axiom of political warfare that it is not wise to assassinate popular opponents except as a last resort. Instead, it is better to invalidate them in the public mind. A part of this war tactic is to pick a popular target and demonize him, blaming him for the violence.  Is this not what we are seeing with Trump? They picked the wrong man, I don’t think Trump is going to crumble.

“If you want to understand what is going on in America today, just think of the Branch Davidians. If the elites can sufficiently demonize Donald Trump and his supporters as racists or something equally repugnant, then violence against him personally or against his supporters – perhaps even violence against the system itself – will be viewed as justified.”  Need to Know News

Three: The Muslim Brotherhood
Our democratic process was designed to resolve BIG ideological differences. It has kept us away from civil war. It would have done so again were we not subverted and divided by evil within.  There is growing circumstantial evidence of infiltration of the SOROS/Obama/Hillary and the Progressive movement by the Muslim Brotherhood – an orchestrated world movement to change our culture and bring the western world to its knees, under Sharia Law. In part it is payback time for the wars in the middle East brought on by the neocons WHO ARE NOT AMERICA. We are complicit only in that we allowed it to happen. No more.

Note: America is now at #4 on this chart while England at #7. 

Note: America is now at #4 on this chart while England at #7.

Those who love Donald Trump see that . . .

  • He has observed that America is in trouble, and he has decided that he is the one to make America Great Again.
  • He has the unique ability to attract honorable and able men to his side. None can challenge the production records of Pence or Ben Carson or their spiritual integrity. That they love him speaks well for Donald Trump.
  • Trump’s political views are still evolving and he is not fixed. He evaluates the situation in front of him, he observes, and then he decides before he acts. He is able TO SEE. He wants to see us safe. He wants to bring back order to America.
  • He is transparent, and tells it like it is. This is likable.
  • He understands finance; and this is something we badly need, it has become beyond vital to fix the failing economy before the next economic bubble pops (derivatives) 
  • In the event of an economic or any major catastrophe, Trump is a strong man. In such a bad event we will need strength in a leader.
  • He is sound on Taxes. He asks simplification of the cumbersome and complex income tax code. His plan to lower taxes on the rich is coming under attack, yet what he proposes is fair and a gradient approach to handle income inequality
  • That he only hits back when attacked, yet hits back hard and effectively.

There was a whole thick, entrenched system in Washington which was rigged.  There is also a whole sick culture of moral decay and decline in Hollywood. We begin to understand the opposition to Trump better when we realize just how much money the elites (both global, democratic and republican) stand to lose when Trump exposes the corruption, and their part in it. 

To such people who are wary of Trump, I say give him time and space. We all know that electing  an outsider to be President is a big step. One thing to consider though, “Constitutional  Republicanism” is so far superior to “Progressive Democracy” with its “coercive government” that there is really no choice. Let me clarify; In a Republic, government rules only with consent of the governed. In a global or progressive administration “Might is Right” autocratic rule, big brother, and bullying is acceptable.

This “Might is Right” is the corrupt thinking the founders left behind when America first became a nation. And that folks is what was at stake in 2016. We could have lost America.

So where do we go from here? We all come together as Americans, grateful that once again American constitutionalism overcame.

What can you yourself do in your little sphere of interest for it is going to be rocky for awhile, something we all have to go through.  You can spread the truth by tweeting and sharing. Main Stream Media has lost the trust of the people, but your friends trust you.

My father always said in troubled times go back to your roots.   Here is where you should begin: Hillsdale College Course on the Constitution. Then also share your new understanding. WHEN EDUCATED PEOPLE OF GOODWILL OUTNUMBER THE BAD. So much depends on people across the aisle doing their homework, getting honestly informed and coming out in support of the 45th President.

Conclusion
If you truly in your heart believe that Socialism is a better way, we respect that. However as proven by the last election this is not what America wants.

But the EU has embraced socialism. Obama gave us a war with Syria we did not want and then he tried to foist refugees on us (beyond the consent of the people) We have taken in a fair amount before Trump stopped them coming.  Perhaps we are owed a return flow.  So collect together a group of like-minded people and I am sure the EU will welcome you with open arms.  In that way there is more agreement AND EVERYBODY WINS.

I have a dream, and this is that Trump will pattern himself after George Washington with the aggression and the strength to fight for what is right; to stop the evil dividing us, but with the restraint to earn him a true legacy.

Quote for the Week. 

Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.

George Washington

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 About the Author
Lynn Verhoeff (Grandma Thunder) has published two books, “Politics IOU” and “Magic Money” both on Kindle.  The first is satirical about banking and the second, examines the conflict of our times, Globalism vs Patiotism. You can read more at fb Grandma Thunder – an Independent Voice or Blog/Grandma Thunder  or  Free Books by Grandma

 

Understanding “FAKE NEWS” & “Useful Idiots”

Are these UGLY protests orchestrated?

And are we all like sheep, being lead to the slaughter?

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What lies behind it? Could it be MONOPOLY?. Jimmy Carter recently said that we are ruled by global oligarchies and during election 2016 we discovered the press was also owned.

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““In March, 1915, the J.P. Morgan interests, the steel, shipbuilding, and powder interest, and their subsidiary organizations, got together 12 men high up in the newspaper world and employed them to select the most influential newspapers in the United States and sufficient number of them to control generally the policy of the daily press….They found it was only necessary to purchase the control of 25 of the greatest papers. “An agreement was reached; the policy of the papers was bought, to be paid for by the month; an editor was furnished for each paper to properly supervise and edit information regarding the questions of preparedness, militarism, financial policies, and other things of national and international nature considered vital to the interests of the purchasers.”- Oscar Callaway, U.S. Congressman, 1917 

We have a relatively free Social Media. There have been attempts to police it, but the glory and the truth is that Social Media has evolved beyond where the rich and powerful can bend it to their will.

Sadly (like fleas on a dog), the liberal Super Pacs  are now even paying “Useful idiot trolls” to make less of Trump supporters or constitutional conservatives on Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and Instagram. The best way to handle them is to delete and ignore. They create a lot of noise signifying nothing and thrive on attention.

NOTE: King Obama gave away USA control of the Internet? This was unsuccessfully challenged in a court in Texas. We hope the new administration will fill the high court with a conservative judge, and bring our Internet control back home again, where it properly exists under the first amendment.

(Not many understand our constitutional checks and balances and why it is important to keep the Internet, American. The importance is that it belongs here, where the first amendment protects against censorship)

FAKE NEWS is false news. The danger lies in having somebody decide for us what is true and what is false.  You take away our power of choice, our ability to see and decide, and we begin to hit the long slide down.

Lest you forget, it was ‘FAKE” Main Stream Media that brought us the following lies.

  • Iraq had Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • If you like your Doctor you can keep your Doctor
  • Lied us into multiple bogus wars and are still hell bent on getting us into WW3.
  • Told us Assad is the bad guy and it was Russia who broke the Cease Fire. Not true. It was USA.
  • Told us Hillary had 98% chance of winning the election
  • Told us the economy is in great shape
  • Told us that according to the polls Hillary was leading by a wide margin (this when Trump had thousands at his rallies yet Hillary and Kaine but a sprinkling. They only fooled the useful idiots. Informed Americans knew Trump would win.)
  • Told us Trump is dark & EVIL, that America is already great, that he sees it all wrong. America doesn’t need any fixing (all while our infrastructure falls apart, our inner cities collapse and American citizens murder each other, and immigrants mow down American school children and rape American women.)
  • Told us that Trump is causing the riots, Yet investigation shows those rioting are from MoveON and few of these paid agitators even voted. (Paid for by globalist SOROS)
  • Told us Donald Trump is a bigot, a racist, and a tyrant who beats up on the weak. None of this is true.
  • LOL. A progressive professor even had the arrogance to compile a list of sources of FAKE NEWS including InfoWars, Drudge, Breitbart, the Tea Party and she even listed the American Constitution as propaganda. Go figure.

The Hillary campaign was well funded and ugly, with lots of slander.  Now in 2017, even after the election it seems the insurrection is still with us propagated primarily by MSM especially CNN (false narratives)
Is this an attempted coup? Right out of the playbook of Lenin, the continuing demonization of Trump, sure makes it seem like that.  These Marxist instigators need to be traced, prosecuted and locked up.

Is this an assault not just on Trump but also on our American Way of Life and our Liberty? 

This is America folks: We can agree to freely disagree, or dare we? Are we still free to see things our way and to say what we see? When we lose our power of choice, when those in power use coercion to restrict  our liberty, we begin the long slide down a slippery soap. When some of the people get the idea that it is OK to use force on other Americans to make themselves right and the others wrong, we have already begun the long slide down the slippery slope. It is a sad day when a corrupt cabal is unwilling to let go of power.  We can definitely say THIS IS NOT the American way. Dating back to our founding fathers when George Washington left office after two terms, he went back to being a citizen-farmer. Obama seems to be having a rough time with this, or is it his puppet master, GEORGE SOROS? Obama’s last month in power has been a flurry of rogue “nuisance” executive orders. They will be undone but will cause upset on the LEFT and will be blamed on Trump. Obama knows this.

It is said that Soros has targeted America (like the Ukraine) for regime change. When he does this his first act is to set up a shadow government. Is this why Obama is still in town? For the first time in half a century, the global elites including SOROS, now no longer HAVE A PUPPET IN PLACE in the biggest and strongest country in the world, USA. Worse than that Trump has said nice things about Russia.  Russia has seen through the N.W.O, cut Russia’s currency adrift from the central banking system of the world, backed it by gold and expelled SOROS & his FOUNDATIONS from Russia, unwilling to put up with his meddling in a sovereign nation.

The ALT Left 
Marxist by ideology, the Alternative LEFT can be identified by its adherence to “Might is Right” rather than the Republican rule of law, or consent of the governed. The movement has its roots in Rockefeller’s Global Fabian Marxism been subverting our schools and colleges with false socialist ideas.

The Berkeley Riots
Both the RIGHT & the LEFT are being played by the Alt LEFT as was evidenced by men in black masks inciting to violence at the college.

The Woman’s March
Although presented as for “women’s rights” the fact that pro-lifers are being excluded from the march shows this is not so much about a woman’s free choice with her body, BUT RATHER ABOUT HAVING ABORTION, STATE FUNDED. They are fighting for Planned Parenthood, about to go away. (One out of ten services at PP is for abortions) In some states with ObamaCare, abortions are also funded by the Affordable Health Care.

The Hillary N.W.O. agenda was about open borders and one-world government and population control hence the free abortions  (ironically it is mainly persons of color that have been targeted) These global elites are not nice people.  The global enemy has amassed an enormous amount of “funny” money.

Thanks to this election, more Americans are researching, reading books, going to the Twitter feeds of our leaders, and attending rallies. Many have assumed a responsibility to find out the truth FOR THEMSELVES, and many more share their realizations with others in social media. Informed Americans forswear the ugly protest/riots and know that the Russo-phobia is FAKE. Like Donald Trump, Putin is no golden boy, but he is different from those who came before him in Russia. He has seen through communism, knows it doesn’t work, he now supports orthodox Christianity and sovereign nations. That said there has always been bad blood between us and Russia has to be dealt with fairly, but from a position of strength. Trump understands this. He is no pawn in Putin’s chess game.

Have to ask, is this FAKE NEWS narrative and the exaggerated Russo-phobia a ruse to make sure Putin & Trump NEVER reach detente?  For I tell you, if they do, the global game is OVER.

What of the rest of us, we the people who Lenin used to call “Useful Idiots”?

Alinsky’s radical rules are a simplification of Lenin’s plan for conquest of the world. In Lenin’s writings “we the people” are called “Useful Idiots” to be scammed, manipulated and used. Here is Alinsky’s advice to the elite oligarchies and crooked politicians TO HELP THEM KEEP THEIR DIRTY AND UNFAIR PRIVILEGE.

  1. Class Warfare: Divide the people into the wealthy & the poor, and all other factions. Pit one faction against the other. Easier to keep the people down, if you keep them busy fighting each other.
  2. Religion: Religion brings with it a Moral Code that is at best awkward for the crooked elite, and at worst dangerous. Elites MUST remove God from all things public.
  3. Education – take control of what people listen to or watch or read. Also take control of the Education agenda; what children are taught will define our future.
  4. Welfare – take control of all aspects of welfare – if the people are beholden to the State they will be too afraid of losing their livelihood to revolt.
  5. Gun Control – you have to remove the ability of the people to defend themselves against an oppressive government.
  6. Increase Debt – in this way you can increase taxation, poverty and fear.
  7. Poverty – Increase poverty – poor people are far easier to control
  8. Healthcare – Control Healthcare and you control the people
  9. In the war of political PR, pick a target, freeze it, personalize and polarize it. Spot the lies by the LABELS, the obvious slander AND THE GENERALITIES. Look around you. Things don’t happen just by chance. Does any of this sound familiar?

Legend: Man = Int Oligarchies (one world government, dictatorship)
Dog = MSM
Trevor = Truth Media

And then here we all are, the sheep. More and more of us are out there looking, researching, pulling on strings and becoming more and more like Trevor.

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How to respond to FAKE NEWS? Demand respect from all who come on your lines, and demand a fair objectivity. Go on line and pull strings. When you know the truth you cannot be duped. Become more like “Trevor”

For the rest, FAKE NEWS is a lot of ugly noise, signifying nothing.  Ignore.

In America we have a long history of liberty, but we nearly lost our freedom in 2016. Those who wish to enslave us, continue to try so hard to get us to tarnish our Constitution, for they KNOW THIS IS WHAT KEEPS THEM OUT. We have to resist all efforts to TAKE DOWN our Constitution.

All that America needs to do to become great again, is for a healthy majority, to gain the ability to take the bucket off their heads.

Useful Idiot

Quote for the Week

Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away.

Ismail Haniyeh

 About the Author
bluelynnSLynn Verhoeff (Grandma Thunder) has published two books, “Politics IOU” and “Magic Money” both on Kindle.  The first is satirical about banking and the second, examines the conflict of our times, Globalism vs Patiotism. You can read more at fb Grandma Thunder – an Independent Voice or Blog/Grandma Thunder  or  Free Books by Grandma

 

 

 

Understanding Justice(updated 5/25)

 Power Corrupts and Absolute Power corrupts absolutely.

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Americans pay lip service to the idea of a separation of powers between the Executive, Justice and the Legislature, but I don’t think many understand it.

What we have had is an AG threatening to prosecute American citizens for doubting climate-change an extreme abuse of judicial power.  It is irrelevant whether climate change is real or not, the disagreement is protected under the first amandment of the constitution. 

Then there is the office of the AG prosecuting a baker because on religious grounds the baker chooses not to do business with LGBT.  This violates religious freedom and is unconstitutional.  (Good progress in the last eight years in letting gays marry – but this is an entirely different issue)

What we have had is an AG threatening to prosecute ‘right wing extremists’; LOL defined as someone owning a gun, who target practices. This is unconstitutional.

Then there is the subject of voter integrity; a function of justice. Several court rulings have abolished Voter ID as a qualification to voting. So we have had 3 million illegal immigrants voting in this last election.  Of even deeper concern is the integrity of the voting machines. Evidence has been surfacing that many of these machines are untrustworthy, many owned by democratic donor George SOROS. Is it not the task of JUSTICE to verify these machines, for they are not set up right. Can Justice get this all fixed up so that the voter can once again trust his system? The good news is Judicial Watch is investigating this and suing states that do not clean up their act.

For the last year we have had the weirdest investigation into collusion between Trump & Russia. So far nothing has surfaced; an enormous amount of smoke but no fire.  In examining the evidence presented to us, two big departures.

  • Why is Putin being given horns?  There is no congressional declaration of war with Russia yet clearly he is being seen as the enemy.  My research shows on Putin that in this new century he nor Russia have harmed America.  Soros and Obama meddled in Ukraine and 95% of the citizens of Crimea chose to return to Russia. This was Russian territory. You can read Medvedek’s introspection on this issue on his Facebook page. Reading between the lines I did not get a dictator trying to increase Russian territory. Rather intent to stabilize the land after the collapse of communism.
    Then there are plus points as follows.

    • Putin has lifted Russia out of communism.
    • Putin has embraced Orthodox Christianity as the official Russian religion
    • He showed amazing restraint when Obama tried to push him into WW3
    • When America broke the cease fire he was blamed – why?
    • During the cease-fire teh Russians were out and hleping the Syrian children, cleaning up the mines and making things relatively safe again. There are videos of this.
    • In the bombed out buildings Russians arranged concerts, letting aesthetics lift the morale. I do not understand why talking to Russia is being viewed as a crime?

Conclusion : This is not an evil regime, Putin ruthless but not an evil man and he is beloved of his people. He is determined to draw his line in the sand and not be pushed over. On the other hand much evidence of the conflict between SOROS & Putin. Now SOROS is an evil man. Clear evidence that he meddled in the 2016 elections, has tried and failed to destroy Trump.

Yet American Justice is letting SOROS go free and trying to turn Putin into a demon.  You take way the basic assumption that Putin is bad and this whole Trump/Putin situation evaporates.

Then there is Fabrication & Phobia: MSM is demonstrably mounting a propaganda witch hunt against Trump. We see this in the lack of specifics in the million accusations. The MSM narratives are filled with generalities and unnamed sources.  They repeat the lie so often it seems they believe if the lie is said over and over, that it will be seen as true. e.g. Impeaching Trump who has committed no crime. Yet this theme has been playing in TV  for 6 to 8 weeks, with all news stations picking up the chant. Very clearly this assault is being orchestrated. Question: is the origin the SOROS/OBAMA shadow government? This is a very sophisticated misuse of propaganda perpetrated by a MSM conglomerate. Good justice is going to have to face up to and handle blatant efforts to destroy America.

There is something very WRONG with American Justice if congressional investigations and FBI investigations seem unable to cut through the noise and the fabrications and phobia has bee escalating.

I like ex Director Comey.  In his testimony I felt his love for the institutions he was leading and his sincere love for the country. With that much corruption to contend with in the Obama administration and Obama’s Justice he did not have an enviable job.  He should have recommended an HRC prosecution and jury trial. This he should have given to Loretta Lynch and only if she refused to act would it have been proper for him to go public.  Because he failed to document and call out both HIllary and Lynch on their justice & out-security crimes he took on the color of their tarnished moral compasses. He was fired for their condition and not his own because he failed to call them out of their crimes and also failed to enforce the guilt that was so clearly there. Because of his vacillations America lost trust in him.

Talking of trust, over the last four years we have had a President autocratically imposing his view of life, his idea of what is right and wrong on the American Citizen supported by a mandate from a past election that was questionable at best. (With these new autocratic dictatorial powers that he has assumed, how long will it be, before we are “forced” to agree that any President has the right to tell us how we have to think, and feel and act; that is not too far from bringing the inquisition and thought police to the U.S.A. An Executive has no right to establish our moral code, or what is considered RIGHT and WRONG, UNDER LAW. This is why we have elected representatives so that our values filter up through a democratic process to become the law of the land.

Under Obama what we have had is an Intelligence Department created by a President, reporting directly to the President. This is a collapse of Justice and the Executive. In the Obama era his administration fostered political lies

Under Obama we have had created a special courts, in no way open to congressional oversight. This is unconstitutional. 

We have had Trade deals proposed that set up International justice tribunals that can override the Supreme Court. This takes away our sovereignty.

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What we have also had is loyalist Power Czars hired and fired by the President; none of whom were ratified by the Senate. This is a collapse of Executive and Legislature. 

What we have under Obama is a president bombing a sovereign nation without congressional authorization.  This is a collapse of the Executive and the Legislature. 

What about the “Deep State” (embedded bureaucrats who answer only to the Obama special interests) Are these appointed specialists under his control or do they report to the Soros Shadow Government.
Where this impacts on America is that we know so little about them. Do they answer to an imperial president or does the president answer to them?  Where is the transparency that we would find in a good America. With an AG with integrity, as part of a new honest administration, will this integrity filter down to the FBI, the CIA, the DHS?  Can patriotism get clean again? Note: Obama set these up legally in a way to clock their records – Judicial Watch has been investigating this.

Another good question: Does this “deep state” serve or  benefit from International Socialism and Radical Islam, we do not know? What we do know is that we have witnessed these movements growing exponentially over the last eight years.

It is a tall order , I will agree. America would be a different place if teh new administration were to clean out the Justice swamp.

In the Obama administration we had a Secretary of State getting paid by foreign governments. This payola is specifically banned by the Constitution of the U.S.A. Then as the democratic candidate she also lied to the FBI and was allowed to get away with it – no justice there

Executive Clout Sadly for the last eight years we have had a very charming, charismatic president, but one who seems to think he is an elected king, is there not a big confusion there?  It seems he thinks he has had the power to wage secret war, and to spy on anyone and everyone, without any congressional oversight or public explanation. So I put this to you, does this descent into “might is right” not make our elections a mere (mighty expensive) circus? America was founded to get away from a corrupt king, are we going backwards?

And talking of going backwards, in an age where transparency is entirely possible, it broaches this scary question: what if  economic policy and foreign policy is determined rather by “the Deep State” than by a Democratic or our Republican Congress, President or Judiciary? Has the Deep State usurped the power, taken over the executive clout and have they been bypassing the consent of the governed making elections irrelevant? Are they waging illegal wars in our name. Are we complicit in this by not forcing the deep state out into the open?

Executive, Justice and LegislatureAn unjust society is in no way a safe society. An unjust society is in no way an orderly society and an unjust society is never a prosperous society. To make America Great Again we have to restore constitutional justice.

Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. 

The good news is that there is nothing that cannot be fixed BY SIMPLY GETTING BACK IN THE PRINCIPLES OF OUR FOUNDING DOCUMENTS.

The gradient step in this direction would be to once again EDUCATE the children and to EDUCATE the people on these principles so we all come to understand how it was that America once upon a time, long ago became truly good and truly great!

We are not just any nation, we are not just any people, we are Americans.

To eliminate strife clean up justice.

Quote for the Week

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, JUSTICE, honor, duty, mercy, hope
Winston Churchill

Understanding the BIG Picture

by Griping Grandpa

Not everyone realizes how much is at stake in the November 2016 US Presidential election. The purpose of this post is to present the big picture, which should make deciding for whom to vote, much easier.

Things are not always the way they seem, nor have they been going very well. We have a broken system that politicians have not been able to fix.

In this post, as in previous posts, I refer to a Mr. X, a type of person whose goal in life is world domination, regardless of who gets hurt in the process.

If you consider such a person evil and insane, you are right, but unfortunately such people do exist; and they exist in positions of power. Mr. X is not a single person, unfortunately, and because he operates behind the scenes we might point fingers at the wrong person. And Mr. X’s plan has been pursued for centuries, even before a certain Mr. X declared, in 1751, “Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes the laws.”

(And finally, using the Mr. X moniker makes this post less likely to be removed by the Internet censors.)

Where We Are Heading

Mr. X’s agenda is to control the world under a single government. This is called the globalist agenda. Opposing this is the populist “Make America Great Again” movement, promoted by the Trump campaign.

One argument for the globalist viewpoint is that it would avoid wars. Unfortunately, that is not true. Mr. X likes wars. Mr. X benefits greatly from wars. By lending both sides of the conflict vast sums of money at interest and with plenty of collateral, he makes fantastic profits. Then, after the war, he scores again by lending money for the rebuilding of what was destroyed in the war. Mr. X also believes that there are too many people in the world and wars help to reduce that number. So, no, do not expect there to be fewer wars under a single world government.

America at WarThe current Obama administration has a globalist agenda and this would continue on the same path if Hillary is elected. This administration also seems to go out of its way to antagonize Russia in preparation for World War III. Not a good idea. A war like that is likely to culminate into a nuclear conflict, which could end up killing all human life on this planet and possibly all animal and plant life as well. Nuclear radiation can take centuries to reduce to safe levels.

America has had more than its fair share of wars. Under the hidden hand of Mr. X, America has been at war over 90% of the years since its revolutionary war.

For me, a period of peace and prosperity would be a good idea. Trump has been portrayed as a bully, but he is far from that.

Wars don’t benefit anyone, except Mr. X and his helpers, the armaments industry and opportunistic politicians. The people as a whole lose. Many lose their lives or their property. They agree to draconian measures, losing their hard-won freedoms in the process. And of course their tax burden increases as well.

Even if we would not end up in a disastrous war, if Hillary wins, her open border policy will inundate our country with poor people from our South and the Middle East, further increasing our unemployment, our tax burden and our crime rate and further watering down of our culture, with more conflict and more strife.

The Alternative

What Mr. Trump is proposing flies into the teeth of the globalists. That’s why he is fought against so hard. He proposes to control the borders, to restore law and order, to return jobs to the United States and to return the nation to greatness. You may not like him but at least he is not a member of secret societies that rule the world by stealth. If he were, the media would shout it from the roof tops. And best of all he does not need any hand-outs from Mr. X.

Statue of LibertyIn 2016 we have ta chance to choose a successful businessman, funded by mainly by himself, rather than a politician funded by special interests. We have a chance to clean house and to reverse the trend of centuries towards global domination and to bring about some real, positive change.

America’s past has been one of freedom, productivity, prosperity and innovation. Think of our courageous founders like George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson. Think of innovators like the Wright Brothers, Edison, Tesla, Ford and Bell. Of course, our country is not perfect and we can overdo our patriotism, but wouldn’t you rather have America lead the world, not by force, but by example than having it join the drab ranks of the Third World?

“The urge to save humanity is almost always a false face for the urge to rule it.” H.L. Mencken.

About the Author

Griping Grandpa is the pen name for Peter Verhoeff. He was born and raised in the Netherlands, the youngest son of a school principal. He developed varied interests, such as nature, music and science. He made electronic engineering his career and later moved into computer programming and Web design. He also developed technical writing skills and wrote an eBook for small business. Peter now lives in the United States.

Peter’s passion is to write about things that matter to the world at large, to educate people in important topics that are not well known , the broader knowledge of which ultimately may help to bring about a better world.

Understanding”Useful Idiots” and “Saul Allinsky”

Now is time to come together as patriots and to rebuild.

Power is only lasting within a framework of balance. It was the American Constitution that gave our country a chance to be great and prosperous. This is because there was a natural balance between the Executive, Judiciary and a Legislature AND free and fair elections. It was the Constitution that gave America a chance to vote out crime and corruption.

America (up until now) has been a land governed WITH THE CONSENT OF THE GOVERNED but in 2016 we nearly lost it. Luckily the majority came through. The people in America have not been happy with the last fifty to eighty years. Watch this short video. We sense, but do not actually know, how badly we have been scammed.

Useful Idiot

Sadly, in the last eight years thanks to shady legislators (like Reid & Boxer) representative government became an endangered species.  One wonders if they werre ever honestly elected, what with illegals voting and crooked voting machines (Project Veritas)  America rejects sleight of hand legislation and ultra, heavy handed EPA regulations stifling progress. What a problem our good constitution is to those who want to keep an unfair privilege. We have been taken into a precarious range of debt, endangering our future and the future of our children and even our grandchildren.

Ask yourself why is America richer than Mexico, why did America become a super power while the beautiful Mexico, same continent, good natural resources,struggles with poverty & crime & corruption? The reason is Mexico does not have “Balance of Power” it does not have our constitution. Mexico and much of the rest of the world have a problem of CRIME AND CORRUPTION but then most of the rest of the world does not YET operate under true balance of power; the brilliant pattern of the American Constitution. We are poor in America in exact degree that we let go of our heritage. Income inequality is a major problem in America and worse in Mexico and the rest of the world. It is the Constitutional form of Government that puts in the checks and balances to open the door to the American Dream and to distribute the wealth fairly.

We did something right when we become prosperous and a super power and our responsibility is to share our successful actions with other sovereign nations through education. 

Useful Idiots:

  • Get most or all data from TV, filtered as it is by a bought Main Stream Media
  • Fail to fact check the ideas they accept and operate on and use as stable data.
  • Fail to take the effort to learn a trade and work to support self, family and the nation.
  • Are influenced in their voting by welfare, and the largesse of the state.
  • Tend to believe authority and that might is right, however irrational.
  • Believe slander and cabal & rumor

Saul Allinsky refers to “we the people” as “Useful Idiots”.

So let’s take a hard and critical look at America as it has evolved over the last eight years. Do you recognize these points in the “new” fabric of our culture? Here is Alinsky’s advice to the elite oligarchies and crooked politicians to help them hold on to an elite and unfair privilege.

  1. Class Warfare: Divide the people into the wealthy & the poor, and all other factions. Pit one faction against the other. Easier to keep the people down, if you keep them busy fighting each other.
  2. Religion: Religion brings with it a Moral Code that is at best awkward for the crooked elite, and at worst dangerous. Elites MUST remove God from all things public.
  3. Education – take control of what people listen to or watch or read. Also take control of the Education agenda; what children are taught will define our future.
  4. Welfare – take control of all aspects of welfare – if the people are beholden to the State they will be too afraid of losing their livelihood to revolt.
  5. Gun Control – you have to remove the ability of the people to defend themselves against an oppressive government.
  6. Increase Debt – in this way you can increase taxation, poverty and fear.
  7. Poverty – Increase poverty – poor people are far easier to control
  8. Healthcare – Control Healthcare and you control the people

We know that Hillary has studied Allinsky when at University. We also know that Obama has referred to Allinsky quite fondly from time to time. We also know that these rules are from Lenin when he was aiming at world control. (An America that sees itself as a soveriegn nation WILL RESPECT other soveriegn nations.  A constitutional America does not engage in imperialistic wars.

In electing Donald Trump, America rejected globalism and THE directed history of global elites. We also rejected imperialism.

We chose America First

Will you, too?

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Quote for the Week

When more Americans prefer freebies to freedom, these great United States will become a fertile ground for tyranny.

Allen West

Understanding Bad Legislation

Dirty Tricks have been used to pass Bad Laws

We have a sound system given us by the founders. And it works but if we don’t find & INVESTIGATE AND PROSECUTE the enemies within, we could be losing America to global oppression.

When we talk of making a law, this is the ideal: One transparent source, one subject, one bill, enough time for politicians to read the bill, enough time for the electorate to weigh in on the bill, a simple up/down vote ON THAT ONE SUBJECT and a two thirds majority where applicable. Could it be simpler? Simple is good.

Sadly this is not how it works in Washington. Do you wonder why Congress has such a low approval rating?

LOL. The Senate has just voted in favor of a continuing resolution, a funding bill for the Federal Government’s spending until Dec. 9.

The only problem is that there was no bill. They were voting on a nothing. 

There was no text for this bill, yet the Senate voted 89-7 to proceed to this nonexistent bill. This is a 2016 government spending bill that should have been written and discussed and negotiated and published long before Congress went on vacation.

Congress has the job to make laws but it also has the power to set budgets and thereby control spending. This gives them the means to curb excesses or corruption in the Executive or the Judiciary. The three functions of government should be balanced one against the other. No more.

In Sept 2016 there are two federal excesses Republicans should have been controlling, the Internet handover and secondly the the high cost & ethics of the “Refugee Invasion” Neither was addressed in this the latest McConnell sellout.

If voting on a bill that doesn’t even exist were not so potentially tragic, it would be laughable. 

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The Mitch McConnell-Harry Reid era has witnessed a Senate that is less transparent, where individual members are less aware of their rights, and where there is a growing centralization of power in the leader’s office.

Not okay 

McConnell finally produced the bill giving Senators only four days to study it before voting (two of these were weekend days)  Was it planned to slide this through while everybody’s attention was on the first Debate?

Sadly, this is not the first time this irresponsibility has happened.

The Story of Glass-Steagall 

Glass Steagall (1933 -1999) was legislation that curbed income inequality. The biggest challenge we face to day is income inequality.

Glass Steagall was repealed right at the end of Bill Clinton’s watch and it has been said that this and the irresponsible deregulation that occurred during the Clinton second term, sewed the seeds for the BIG CRASH of 2008. Robert E. Rubin and Mr. Summers, also culpable for our current economic woes, still maintain strong influence in the Hilary campaign. Neither has been investigated nor prosecuted.

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Glass- Steagall was designed to limit conflicts of interest and the creation of over bloated banks with questionable assets that in 2016 are again getting too-big-to-fail.

Banks would never have needed the bail-outs, while still being banned by Glass Steagall from underwriting securities. Glass Steagall is a simple law and it forces banks to choose between being a simple lender or an underwriter (brokerage). It is a good law and it worked for half a century.  It could work again today. Derivatives (which were banned by the Glass Steagall) are fast creating the next financial crisis. We have a dangerous situation with even more banks that are too big to fail.

Along with this forming bubble, is the unsustainable debt the quality needed most in the next president of 2016 is a clean slate with regards to finances. Even more than that we need a STRONG president to help us handle any fallout that may occur from what is still a condition laid in by Bill Clinton, his economic advisers and the big banks.

The story of the Federal Reserve

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The Federal Reserve Act was enacted on December 23rd 1913 to create the Federal Reserve and the Central Banking System.  It was slipped through Congress while most of the delegates were away on holiday!

How effective has the Federal Reserve been in managing our money?  Statistics show they did turn the economy around in 2008, but that the recovery for main stream has been tepid at best. Small business is still struggling and too many people are living paycheck to paycheck. They can’t blow thier horn on having had much success. Of most concern is this is the USA debt that they have created for our children.

At this point in time, the Fed is an established part of the fabric of our system of money but there should be more oversight.  Significant efforts to get a complete audit of the FED have so far failed. There has been no complete audit of this establishment in the over 100 years of its existence.

They have allowed the market to turn into one giant casino and should be audited and held accountable.

ObamaCare

cost of obamacareIt is still too early to evaluate this expensive Act; so far there have been some good and some bad consequences. We do know though that it is costing the country money. So be it. What we can say with an absolute certainty is that ObamaCare is not a law crafted with legislative integrity.

ObamaCare was passed by democrats; not a single Republican voting for it and there were some legislative shenanigans used to force it through; making it a coercive law.  Is it any wonder that the GOP rage about healthcare is still escalating?

Harry Reid in 2009 was confident he “just” had the 60 votes to get OmbamaCare passed; however according to congressional rules, (like now) such a bill could not originate in the Senate as it is a revenue bill. So Reid went ahead and found an old Senate bill HR3590 (a military housing bill) and stripped the bill of its original language, thereby creating ObamaCare. Huh? You get it. That’s right. ObamaCare began with a confused identity.

There were other problems: The house wanted to make some changes to the bill and the house-amended version was scheduled to go back to the Senate for approval.  Unfortunately in the interim Senator Teddy Kennedy died getting himself replaced by a Republican. Hello! Reid no longer had the votes to get the amended Act approved.

He cut a deal; the House would pass the Senate’s original bill (no changes) and in addition the House would create a new bill that tabled all the desired changes calling it a reconciliation bill. After all who cared about the changes? The bill is so long and complex that nobody was going to read it anyway.

ObamaCare was not created by politicians; it was created by Big Pharma and their lawyers, nothing representative here.  Nothing simple here.

Of course with a Reconciliation Act tagged on, this only further complicated the complex bill.  Note: Such a use of a reconciliation bill is also contrary to congressional rules.

Twice now the Supreme Court has rubber-stamped ObamaCare raising the question, given its blatant illegality, are there any other dirty tricks here in play like blackmail?

None of these above laws could have been passed or been forced on us had there been a true integrity in the legislative process and an ethics body to investigate and make sure our politicians play by the rules.

What the corrupt Senate does not know is that it is a new day and the American citizen is coming to take his country back. This kind of legislating is totally unacceptable. We are expected to follow these bad laws.  So we are going to expect our elected officials to shape up. Minimally they should be carefully studying and understanding all bills before they vote on them. And they need a moral compass when voting.

Let them all be put on notice: We are recording their votes and holding them accountable.

2016 should also be the year when we have the courage to hold our banks accountable, demanding that those who manage our money and our healthcare, do so in the interest of the greater good.

Quote for the Week

“We are making up the rules as we go along.”

Alcee Hastings of the House Rules Committee during the ObamaCare bill process.

About the Author

bluelynnSLynn Verhoeff (Grandma Thunder) has been writing for twenty years.  She has published two books, “Politics IOU” and “Magic Money” both on Kindle.

You can read more posts at www.grandmathunder.com
“Politics IOU” is posted at www.granmawriting.com and is a FREE download (but only until the election) 

 

Understanding the Internet

By Griping Grandpa

Who Owns The Internet?

The short answer is, nobody, but there is more to it than that.

President Obama has proposed certain changes that have received opposition; notably from Senator Ted Cruz.

Under the heading, “Don’t Let Obama Give Away the Internet”, Mr. Cruz states, “The Obama administration is pushing through a radical proposal to take control of Internet domains and instead give it to an international organization, ICANN, that includes 162 foreign countries. If that proposal goes through, countries like Russia, China, and Iran could be able to censor speech on the Internet, including here in the U.S. by blocking access to sites they don’t like.”

The Washington Times went as far as comparing Obama’s proposal, to the Panama Canal now being under Chinese control after the US relinquished ownership during the Carter administration.

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Dire warnings, indeed, but in politics things seldom are as they appear. To understand what is really going on, we need to understand, in broad terms, how the Internet works and how it is administered. Let’s dig a little further.

What Is ICANN And What Does It Do?

To clear up the acronym, ICANN stands for Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. It is a California based non-profit corporation.

The way it works is explained on ICANN’s own website:

To reach another person on the Internet you have to type an address into your computer – a name or a number. That address has to be unique so computers know where to find each other. ICANN coordinates these unique identifiers across the world. Without that coordination we wouldn’t have one global Internet.

ICANN was formed in 1998. It is a not-for-profit partnership of people from all over the world dedicated to keeping the Internet secure, stable and interoperable. It promotes competition and develops policy on the Internet’s unique identifiers.

ICANN doesn’t control content on the Internet. It cannot stop spam and it doesn’t deal with access to the Internet. But through its coordination role of the Internet’s naming system, it does have an important impact on the expansion and evolution of the Internet.

So, that’s it in a nutshell. Similar to letters in the mail that have “TO” and “FROM” addresses. ICANN could be compared roughly with an organization that assigns Zip Codes. It cannot, like Santa Claus, decide “who has been good or bad”. That’s not what they do.

So What’s The Big Deal?

Even though the Internet is not owned by anyone, there has to be a control point somewhere, to make sure that no duplicate addresses assigned to the computers on the Internet. That’s what ICANN does and it is doing a fine job.

Currently, the US Department of Commerce oversees ICANN’s operations and President Obama’s proposal is to relinquish that oversight and to let ICANN stand on its own. At first sight that sounds reasonable, because the Internet is international in nature and why not remove American involvement?

Not so fast, though. There are other things to consider.
1. The first caveat is, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” The Internet is working just fine – all countries have access to it and anyone can start a website (even if some governments restrict access to their people). If you start changing something that works well, the result usually is something that works not-so-well.

2. The Internet was conceived and implemented in America by Americans and, even though it is international and not owned by anyone, it is appropriate to have American oversight to ensure ICANN continues to do its job well and that the Internet stays free and unbiased.

3. ICANN is represented by members of different countries. Without oversight that organization might devolve into a bickering group that does not operate by consensus and does not get any constructive work done.

4. With ICANN on its own, a power vacuum may be created, where a less democratic entity steps in and makes a mess of the Internet.

5. Removing oversight would turn ICANN into a monopoly and, like Big Pharma, start charging exorbitant prices so that only the wealthy can afford their own websites.

6. Most important of all is Mr. X’s influence. As explained in an earlier post, Mr. X is not a single person, but a symbol representing individuals who ruthlessly pursue a goal of increasing their own great wealth and power, without regard for the welfare of others. At this time Mr. X pretty well has the traditional media under control – the newspapers, magazines, television and radio. The one big obstacle that stands in the way of total media control is the Internet. You can bet your bottom dollar that Mr. X is working to control the Internet as well.

Conclusion

My advice to Mr. Obama and the Congress is, “Don’t mess with the Internet! Don’t try to fix what isn’t broken!” Please pass on this message to your Congressmen and your friends.

Quote for the Week

“Oh, Wikipedia, with your tension between those who would share knowledge and those who would destroy it.”  – John Green

Understanding Trade

Not all Trade Deals are Good for America

With ObamaTrade the devil is in the details, hidden from Congress & the American people

Why does America seek Trade agreements?  We all agree we are better off if we trade with our neighbors, so what is the deal here?   While many Trade deals are good and put America First with ObamaTrade the American Citizen loses out. It is a lot worse than that though, with ObamaTrade America gives up her sovereignty.

This is serious guys. No vote should be cast on this lightly.

This is a Trade Deal destroys our Sovereignty

This is a Trade Deal destroys our Sovereignty

The TPA was sneaked through the Senate at the end of May 2015, and this was largely a matter of timing. It was put through when all eyes were on Rand Paul and his epic filibuster. Despite feeble efforts to inject it with continuing life, Paul forced the Patriot Act to die an ignoble death. This was something good.

However, there was something else happening in the wings? With a lot of bribe money in his back pocket, Obama was hard and fast working the politicians in Congress to get TPA approved.  And he succeeded. TPA is designed to give the President (and his executive branch) the sole authority to negotiate trade treaties and and in the face of this, Congress becomes almost irrelevant. Not a good scene, the imbalance between the Legislature, the Judiciary and the Executive was already out of whack, and this just made it even worse.

unconstitutionalA lot of money went into getting TPA passed; paid for by the U.S. Business Coalition for TPP. Donors to the Coalition were Goldman Sachs, followed closely by Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and members of the military industrial complex, which included GE, Halliburton and Northrop Grumman. The Coalition bought Senate support for $1,148,971 being given as bribes to senators, an average of $19,673.28 for Republicans and $9,689.23 for Democrats.

TPA was enacted to ensure fast passage TPP, otherwise called ObamaTrade.

Does this tell you anything?

What congressional rights did Congress give up with the passage of TPA?

Congress gave up the power to write legislation, the power to amend legislation, the power to fully examine legislation, the power to predict and investigate the consequences to a specific bill.  In addition Congress gave up the chance to keep debate open until cloture. Most of all Congress gave up the constitutional requirement that Trade-treaties can only be approved  by a full two-thirds vote.

Both Presidential candidates have said they will disapprove ObamaTrade (TPP) However this is a global play, and Clinton if anything, is a global candidate who was for TPP before she was against it.  Still . . .

Obama is back with even more (I suspect) Global bribe money He wants to get TPP approved during the lame duck session. So in order to be sure to get presidential approval he has to get it signed WHILE HE IS STILL PRESIDENT. What better time than around the holidays after all the excitement of the election when nobody is looking. He is still calling the shots, yet nobody is seeing it like that, he has legal power. Expect another titillating controversy to absorb our protest and attention while he sneaks it through.

Why would this would be a disaster?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is not TPA, that now a done deal. It is a complex and convoluted legislation that has been shrouded in secrecy. Few of the Congressmen who will finally have to ratify it, have even read it.

TPP (ObamaTrade) is a trade agreement among twelve Pacific Rim countries. The finalized proposal was signed on 4 February 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand, concluding seven years of negotiations. However IT IS NOT LAW UNTIL RATIFIED BY CONGRESS in an up down vote which now only has to get a 50% majority.

Donald Trump says, there are good and bad Trade Deals. and this is one abomination. How so? With this new trading block we have something akin to the EU set up, with a bureaucratic stranglehold on true free Trade. True free trade is good, but this is not that.

There is a lot in ObamaTrade that has nothing whatsoever to do with trade:

  1. Strong patent protection rules for Big Pharma. This increases cost of medications globally, putting a burden on the global poor
  2. Changes to the USA copyright law. Under the TPP, copyright terms for individuals would go from life of the author plus 50 years to life of the author plus 70 years.
  3. Worst of all are the International-Investor Tribunals. There are provisions that grant foreign investors the right to sue governments on the basis of vague and broad obligations regarding loss of “expected” profits. Such suits would not be decided by judges appointed for life in the American courts which subordinate to the Constitution. Where special interests appoint both the judge and the jury we can expect arbitrary justice.Let me give an example. It seems Goldman Sachs may have had a part in the crash of the Greek economy (done with currency finagling) So let’s just say the Greek people wake up and elect a new government.  They are good people and want to follow rule of law.

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So they investigate the situation and yes they think there are financial crimes. They are quite sure there are financial crimes. They sue

Any chance of them winning? Wake up to the real world, now dominated by TPP. The court finds for Goldman Sachs, after all did they not lose profits?

So we are about to subject our jurisprudence to tribunals appointed by the corporate oligarchies. Might is right and there will be no justice. America has been snookered into losing her sovereignty.

You see Obama Trade operates ABOVE THE CONSTITUTION. With this transfer of authority legislators give up their god given right to do their job as defined by the constitution.

Sadly there is an unhealthy imbalance between the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary; ObamaTrade makes this far worse.

jobsAnd finally jobs, jobs, jobs  which just happens to be our weakest area. TPP like NAFTA & TAFTA will steal jobs from good Americans.

Yes Donald Trump, there are good deals and bad deals and this one is an abomination.


 Where to from Here?

So what really happened when TPA was railroaded through the Senate when nobody was looking? Did we lose our country? And what of the everyday citizens and taxpayers of America? Do we still have any of the rights left given us in the Constitution?

The people of America do not like the TPP; polls show this clearly. RINOs beware.  Polls show an overwhelming majority oppose TPP and they are out there on Social Media howling their outrage. Politicians who support TPP should wake up and smell the coffee and vote their conscience and for America and not for their back pocket.

Polls or voting won’t defeat TPP; it’s too far along. It is only if we stand together to oppose this assault on our constitution, our heritage and our rights; if we stand up and speak out, and get right in the face of power, will the people be able to overcome TPP’s plutocracy.

These words were spoken by the Libertarian candidate in Politics IOU ( the Election that Spooked the Elites)

Quote for the Week 

“They are fighting for unfair privilege while we fight for our Liberty.” 

Norman McClosky

 

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Ref: http://www.infowars.com/rare-obama-visit-on-capitol-hill-shows-how-important-tpa-is-for-globalists/

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 About the Author
Lynn Verhoeff (Grandma Thunder) has published two books, “Politics IOU” and “Magic Money” both on Kindle.  The first is satirical about banking and the second, examines the conflict of our times, Globalism vs Patiotism. You can read more at fb Grandma Thunder – an Independent Voice or Blog/Grandma Thunder  or  Free Books by Grandma

 

Understanding Global (Updated after Trump’s 100 days)

Power corrupts and Absolute Power corrupts Absolutely. 

Examine these mind blowing facts.

A little history; Our nation’s story began in 1776. and by 1900 American steel production had outstripped that of all other nations. The USA had over 200,000 miles of railroads by 1914, more than all the rest of the world put together. An abundance of American farm products and manufactured goods were being shipped abroad in American-made ships. A healthy balance of trade to say the least.

Sadly, the latter part of the 19th century a new corrupt aristocracy was forming, namely “corrupt captains of industry” bankers, traders and manufacturers, sometimes called “the Robber Barons”.

Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Big government was invented to bring “The Robber Barons”  to heel.  And so the progressive movement was launched. Move forward to the twenty-first century where under Obama it culminated in an out-of control nanny-state and  an out of control progressive movement.

Then along came Trump.

This is America’s third crisis, the first was when we won freedom from England and “might is right” corrupt royals.  The second was the Civil War and the third has been playing out for a long time. This is a systematic assault on our heritage and the fundamentals of the Constitutional Republic.  The fight is now out of the closet and America is waking up. 3-branches-of-govtIt is time to re-evaluate where we are going? Digital (computers) have accelerated a movement towards a secret one-world government percolating for well over a century.

What is the New World Order? It is is a group of international elites who truly believe they know what is best for us, and for the world. Some are sincere, some favor it so they can keep an unfair privilege. In a New World Order there would be an end to nation-states. Global oligarchies which already control the world, would do so openly. They would create obedient zones, North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, demonstrably corrupt and working through them, easy for global oligarchies to dominate.

At first glance the global idea may seem to have benefits for mankind, certainly it has an appeal to the international elite, the next strata down from the top one percent. These second-tier global players have accumulated wealth throughout the last century.  This is the strata of billionaire players who have learned to game the system in their better (often immoral) interests.

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The New World Order is being sold to all as a world without war, with equality and fairness for the benefit of all world citizens. When we look a little deeper we see that we are being played. Who stands to lose most under a Trump presidency. Is it not those who profit from an unfair elite advantage? “America First” stands in direct opposition to the NWO with its open borders and the arrogant right to move people around the world like pawns in a chess game, and to block reproduction. In a global order there is no room for an American Constitution with its balance of power.

Sadly the USA Deep State (bypassing the president & reporting to the global elites) has controlled foreign USA policy for the better part of the last century. We know this how? Ask yourself, “Why is Putin being given horns?” Is there even just one bad thing Russia or Putin done to America in this new century? He is beloved of his people, he defends his borders, he re-introduced Orthodox Christianity, likes the Christian moral code, lifted Russia out of Communism.

The Russian leader made one big mistake. Putin tried to take out the Rothschilds & SOROS at one time, probably impossible. The Rothschild empire/power has been building for over a century and the oligarchical banking interests are deeply entrenched.  On the other hand SOROS, Obama & Hillary are still weak, for they have no moral compass. We get Hillary and she will rat out Obama. We get Obama and he will rat out SOROS. What a beautiful world it will be.

We need an honorable FBI – still do not have one, but soon – Comey is gone and Rosenstein is a good man.  He will restructure the FBI and then Trump can get serious about draining the swamp.

George SOROS  has meddled in the elections of sovereign nations, he tried it with Russia. Putin wasn’t having it, he investigated, got & published the facts and expelled SOROS from Russia. Judicial Watch is collecting documented facts of SOROS crimes. Wikileaks has exposed SOROS corruption.   America knows all about Hillary’s crimes which were revealed in the last election, the only mystery why has she not been prosecuted.

 The swamp is draining.

Patriots do not want war, especially a war that does not serve America. Therefore the new Trump era is presenting a challenge to Global and the corrupt Military Industrial Complex and the treasonous Deep State (who serve their global masters)  The rot at the FBI reached its highest levels under the Obama Administration.

Let me reassure you, it is not all bad, there are good things happening in the world. first though we have to come up out of the dominance of the NWO.

Another part of the swamp is bubbling and this could play out in favor of patriots. After the death of the morally corrupt Rockefeller, it seems the NWO is breaking into two factions; Rothschild vs SOROS/ Obama. This divorce could  be be a good thing for America. We can use Rothschild banking and NWO Saudi oil money. We do have a problem and we are deeply in debt and they do have the money. It seems Trump is aware that he has to find $$$$ to fund infrastructure and to fund his wall. The big question will he be able to pull this off without losing his integrity and the support of those who supported him. As we drain the swamp, not to forget that banking reform is long overdue.  At a minimum Glass Steagall must go back in. . Also, it should not be possible for an investor like SOROS to profit from a decline, often a decline he himself orchestrates. Our lawmakers created the crazy banking rules that have given SOROS his power, and look how it has been abused.  I have found no record of SOROS ever building anything.  We are complicit, we need to hold our bankers and lawmakers to a higher, saner standard.

The unpopular SOROS/Obama faction are on record for the funding of violence, chaos and insurgency through the SOROS Open Society Foundations. They have meddled in the elections of other countries. The SOROS money is global and it should be illegal for American lawmakers to accept such money.

There has been a deliberate effort over almost a century to destroy our Constitutional Republic. Trump put the people front and foremost and promised  GOVERNMENT ONLY WITH THE CONSENT OF THE GOVERNED. This is why he is our president.

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Conclusion

Power Corrupts and absolute Power corrupts Absolutely

Thanks to this election, more Americans are researching, reading books, going to the Twitter feeds of our leaders, and attending rallies. Many have assumed a responsibility to find out the truth FOR THEMSELVES, and many more share their realizations with others in social media. They can now see that Russia like America, like Europe is under a global assault.

That said, there is a history of bad blood between America and Russia, and Putin has to be dealt with fairly, but from a position of strength. Trump understands this. He is no pawn in Putin’s chess game. He treats Putin with respect and so he should, they are the only nuclear country with weapons could reach America.  Detente with Russia could begin a new golden age.

NOTE WELL: Article One Section Eight of the Constitution says “To CONGRESS is given the power to declare war.” War may only be declared by Congress (after due investigation, inspection AND DELIBERATION of the facts. Hostilities against a neutral state are also seen as acts of war and not mere violations of neutrality. Under Presidents Obama and Bush the Executive violated the Constitution in its foreign policy and caused harm and yes, there have been consequences.

So the propaganda line that global brings peace, it just doesn’t hold water. On the contrary. Patriots, working together and honoring our differences with no intent to DOMINATE and no coercive use of BIG GOVERNMENT, this is what makes for world peace. 

When we look back in history we see that we prospered when we followed our constitution. It is the constitution that polices corruption. Could it be that when our lawmakers all learn and fully understand and follow the constitution that there will again be peace and prosperity?

Let’s get SOROS & his money and his ANTIFA thugs out of our civic life;  investigate and prosecute HRC and Obama for crimes done in SOROS name.

Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

More than any other industry, international banking has profited from GLOBAL. Today (although they are declining in number) we have more investment bankers than lawyers, doctors, or those who build things.

For nearly a century, the world has depended on the protection and leadership provided by a strong, independent United States of America. Considering the corruption that absolute power always seems to bring, a powerful world government could be a catastrophe.

My father was not an American but he would have loved America. He had a warm heart, a nimble mind and a free spirit. I could always rely on his wisdom during troubled times. Sadly thanks to the unchecked global corruption of the past fifty years, (four past GLOBAL presidents) America and the world has entered into troubled times. Can we trust the creators of the New World Order to have our better interests at heart?

Dad said, “In troubled times mend your relationships and reinforce your roots.” Love to see a strong relationship with France and England go back in; it would be like old, good times.

With this in mind I signed up for this free online course on the American Constitution (one hour a week for ten weeks). There I found solutions.

I also  found it liberating in these troubled times.  There is freedom in understanding what good government is. Guess what it is always only government with and by consent of the people.

What we don’t want is a global agenda where we are being played. We don’t want a movement operating in secret designed to keep for some an unfair and corrupt privilege

Much depends on Donald Trump and how well he and his Team-Trump understands global.

Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. 

Quote for the week

“Nearly all men can control adversity; but if you want to test a man’s character, give him Power – Abraham Lincoln

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 About the Author
Lynn Verhoeff (Grandma Thunder) has published two books, “Politics IOU” and “Magic Money” both on Kindle.  The first is satirical about banking and the second, examines the conflict of our times, Globalism vs Patiotism. You can read more at fb Grandma Thunder – an Independent Voice or Blog/Grandma Thunder  or  Free Books by Grandma